A lot of weird things happen around Halloween. And not just your pumpkins disappearing or fresh eggs magically appearing splattered on your front door. Weird things can happen to *gasp* … your computer. We know, we know… weird things can happen to your computer anytime, but it’s just so easy this time of year to blame it on disturbing Halloween “occurrences”.
Well, we have good news. We’ve got remedies for some of the common demons that can possess your computer and make it scarily slow. And luckily, these solutions are easier than performing a messy exorcism.
Slow Web Browsing
As you browse your way around the Internet, your computer remembers where you go as history … sort of like the ghost of your Internet past. If you also save your passwords and usernames for easy access to all of your accounts online, then the computer remembers these as well. All of the files that accumulate while you browse the Internet slowly build up. Your computer then has to search through all of this information in order to find the correct information, thus slowing down your browsing speeds to a zombie-like crawl. Here is a great way to keep these files to a minimum: