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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Why McAfee slow down my computer?

It is no secret that McAfee is one of the most trusted brands for computer protection against virus. While McAfee can help you to keep your computer free from unwanted threats but the side effect of its constant interference and hogging of processor time means that your computer will run much slower than normal.

Find some easy steps for McAfee help to fix this problem, and steps are-

Step1: Never enable your full version of McAfee especially when you are browsing on internet & access trusted website, it may slow down your computer performance. It should be used only when you are navigating to untrusted websites.

Step2: Properly configure McAfee internet security after installation so that it could not hold much system resources as soon as your computer starts. If you didn't configure it after installed it, let’s do now, just few easy steps -

·         Go to 'Start' and type "msconfig" in the search bar.

·         Now run the "msconfig" program and navigate to the startup tab & find all the check boxes that are associated with McAfee, Now unchecked all boxes. It can release some system resources that hold by McAfee and a cause for computer slows down.

·       You can also disable automatic updated & automatic scanning feature because it can slowing down your computer or Internet connection.

·         You can also enable your windows firewall rather than McAfee firewall. Find here how to disable McAfee firewall.

Step3: Add one more task in your work list, run McAfee virus scanner after end of the day; it can prevent your computer from interfering and slowing down while you are still working.

So, you can follow these easily steps to avoid your computer slow down problem occurred by McAfee.

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