Tips: Speeding Up Your Computer and Extending Battery Life

Close-up of hands typing on a laptop computer

Two frequent questions asked by my students are:

  1. Why is my computer going so slow lately?
  2. Why is my laptop battery not lasting as long as it used to?

While there are no quick answers to these questions (especially the first one), there are many steps that we can take to make sure our computers are performing as optimally as possible. These two guides provide plenty of tips to get you started:

How to Stop Your Computer from Slowing Down (Gizmodo)

9 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life (PCMag)

 

Posted in Laptops, Windows