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Top Six Tools Used for Fixing Computer Errors and Performance Issues

Computer errors are common among systems and they affect computing procedures in terms of efficiency. Furthermore, errors lead to sluggish computer performance. Solving computer errors is simple with the use of different downloadable programs. Some of the common programs capable of repairing system errors include the following:

Registry Cleaners

Registry cleaners are programs that wipe out inconsistent registry entries. Installing a program leaves records in the registry system for necessary for smooth software operation. However, uninstalling related programs leave these logs, making them broken paths that cause system inconsistencies. Registry inconsistencies affect programs’ function and overall system performance.

Regular computer users can’t identify broken registry logs due to lack of expertise. Registry cleaners detect and remove problematic registry entries then restore computer’s performance.

PC Optimizers

PC optimizers are special programs that detect causes of computer’s poor performance and recommend solutions. The optimizer will scan computer and see if the system is indeed performing slowly. Once detected, it reports the main causes of errors and performance issues. Provided solutions often include cleaning the registry, removing unused programs, compact fragmented files using disk defragmenter, and many more.

Usually, a PC optimizer has all the necessary cleaning tools like integrated registry cleaners, junk file cleaners, and other repair tools. Users can either conduct recommended procedures manually or let the program execute procedures on its own. Leaving the task to the optimizer is beneficial for novice users or those without high technical knowledge in identifying errors. Some optimizers, however, cater to advanced computer users wish to save specific files that they still need.

Junk File Cleaners

Junk file cleaners are designed to remove files that are meant for deletion. Junk files fill up disk space without actual purpose for the operating system or other programs. These files range from problematic registry logs, cookies, caches, leftover system files, and others. This software makes cleaning easier because it detects unneeded these files on its own and ideal for users who unaware of these junks’ existence. Launching this software keeps users from deleting essential files for currently installed programs.

Using this software follows similar procedures as in utilizing optimizers and registry cleaners. Execute the program and it will scan the system. Depending on the software’s development, a junk file cleaner may scan specific folders or the full drive. After setting it up, users can start scanning and cleaning junk files.

DLL Repair Tools

DLL repair tools are applications that aid in fixing DLL-triggered inconsistencies. A DLL or dynamic link library file serves as one of the vital elements that a hardware’s functionality to its software and the operating system. Different hardware come with their respective .dll files upon installation. They may be corrupted and trigger DLL errors that prevent other programs from loading properly. Fixing these problems is easy with a good DLL repair tool.

A DLL repair tool fixes these issues through two steps. It scans the main drivers and programs behind the error. After scanning, the program may recommend to delete the corrupted file or repair by replacing the affected file. These tools may include a .dll file library that installs DLL replacements. This will solve the problem and makes sure the programs and hardware will work as expected.

Program and Driver Updates

Outdated program elements and drivers often cause computer errors. Using these outdated elements with an updated system will show errors or prevent software and hardware from loading properly. Installing new software and driver versions often solves these issues.

Updated installation file versions include bug fixes and other additional features that improve users’ experience in using these computer add-ons. Once installed, the new features will take over the outdated versions. Hence, computers will stop showing related errors after installing the new version.

Windows Updates

Just like third-party program and hardware updates, Windows developers release continuous updates for the operating system and recognized drivers. They can be generic or specific driver updates.

The good thing about Windows Update is it’s readily accessible for users. The operating system has a designated Windows Update platform that allows users to download and install updates. The platform is customizable according to users’ update installation preferences. Options include the system detecting, downloading and installing updates automatically. The platform can also check for updates and let users decide on which ones to download and install. On the other hand, users can opt not to install any update. Most of the time, Windows-related errors are solved by installing these new updates.

Several programs are deemed helpful in fixing various computer errors. Being aware of these solutions can save computer users money from bringing their systems to repair centers for something they can solve on their own.

by Pete F Morgan

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