Question by  curlyqcomposer (18)

How can I improve the performance of XP Home?

My XP home runs very slow.


Answer by  anime018 (234)

You can always use a program called CCleaner to clean old files and folder out and that will help with the speed. Also you can upgrade your RAM and that will help greatly in the slow department. Also you can make sure you don't have to many programs running in the background.


Answer by  Sabharish (1610)

XP home or any other operating systems runs fast or slow depending only upon the performance of the processor and the RAM. Still then you can improve the speed of your PC with XP home by installing appropriate softwares which is compatible with your hardware or you can upgrade your processor and RAM to boost up the speed.


Answer by  mtrabotnik (76)

First you can Defragment your hard disk. Second you can clear a cash memory from your browser. End an application which is running in the backround.


Answer by  trigonometry (668)

There are several classical options. Try to shut down unnecessary programs running in the background. Clean the hard disk by emptying the trashcan and deleting old content. Defragment the hard disk. Don't use large images as desktop background.


Answer by  tibouille (39)

You can buy and add more RAM to the computer. You can defragment the hard disk. You can also stop some processes from starting automatically at boot time.


Answer by  jkmavelil (76)

this may be due to virus attack or low memory and a variety of other problems. the best solution is to install a fresh copy of windows which brings a lot of improvement. if it is not possible, try to update the antivirus program and scan the PC completely. you may also try to minimize the startup programs.


Answer by  vijayparttimejob (2254)

1. Start, Run, type sysdm. cpl in Open box, ENTER to open System Properties dialog box. 2. Advanced tab, underPerformance -> Settings. 3. Advanced tab, underProcessorscheduling : 4. OK->close dialog box.


Answer by  ananta (104)

To improve the performance of Windows XP home edition you need to regularly scan your files for errors, clear your junk files, defragment your drives. And also registry fixer software.


Answer by  Psyoper83 (27)

You can increase the amount of RAM your computer has and taht should speed it up. You should also look at how much of your hard drive your using.


Answer by  Goldie (121)

The first thing you can do is add more ram to your computer. This can can boost the performance of anything on your system. Second, you want to shut down unnecessary programs that boot during startup.


Answer by  BlakeIsBlake (39)

One way to improve the performance of your XP Home is to switch from the XP theme to the XP classic theme.

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