Speed Up Your Laptop: 4 Tricks You Can Implement in 10 minutes

Woah! Slowly move your hammer away from the computer, miss.
Woah! Slowly move your hammer away from the computer, miss.

It happens to all of us: after years of wear and tear, your computer slows down. The Internet doesn’t load as fast as it used to, you get weird pop-ups, and it takes a while to open programs. This is avoidable, though! Until recently, I had a five-year-old laptop I used daily and it’s still ridiculously fast. Using some tricks below (and not clicking on suspicious links!), I was able to increase the life of my laptop past the normal two year usable span.

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