Gadget Check 10 Simple Ways To Make Your Slow Computer Run Like New photo 7

7. Pare Down Your Startup
Sluggish startup is one of the most common computer repair problems to crop up over time. As you add more applications, many have pesky things like Update Managers that are set to automatically run every time you start your computer. You can control which apps open on startup in the Task Manager of your PC or in the System Preferences of your Mac.