Complexity level: easyWhat you need: a slow Windows computer with internet connectionTools you will be using: CCleaner Portable version, Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable version. Both the tools are free.What you do:1. Open your favorite internet browser (such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Safari, etc.) to search for those tools above or you can directly access via http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download/portable (CCleaner Portable version)and http://downloads.auslogics.com/en/disk-defrag/ausdiskdefragportable.exe (Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable version)2. Close all the applications that are currently running in your computers, specially the internet browsers.3. Go to the folder that contains the files that you downloaded above. Extract the CCleaner Portable version zip file.4. Run CCleaner.exe to start the program (no installation required). Choose the options you want to clean (I often leave the options by default)Choose “Analyze” button and wait until the program complete scanning junk files and temporarily shortcut in your computer. After that, click “Run Cleaner” to remove these files.Finally, close the CCleaner program.5. Next, double-click to run the Auslogics Disk Defrag Portable software (still, no installation required)Select all the drives (or partitions in your computer) by check mark if they are unchecked.Under “Defrag” button, click in the drop-down menu, and choose “Defrag & Optimize (slower, use once a week)”Wait for the program to finish arranging all the defragment files in the computer.After all, restart your computer. Now, you have successfully tuned up your system.
For those who do not want read, watch the video below. (in the video, I accidentally chose “Defrag” option instead of “Defrag & Optimize (slower, use once a week)”)
Thursday, March 13, 2014