Windows® XP Fix
Fixing issues that hamper proper functioning of Windows® XP operating system.
Windows® XP comes with a number of unique features that help in optimizing the performance of your computer. However, due to certain hardware and software technical problems, your computer might make you uncomfortable to work. This might damage the Windows® XP operating system or lead to hard drive crashes. However, before you try to fix these issues you need to keep few things in mind. You must create a backup of all important files and folders on an external drive and burn them to a DVD with the help of a standard burning software. It is also recommended to have a set of recovery discs while formatting your hard drive. In addition, you have the option to keep your data in a different partition other than C: drive.
Here we will discuss about the issues that might hamper Windows® XP and tips to fix them.
- Entry of malicious programs
- Corruption of registry entries
- Failure due to installation of new hardware
Entry of malicious programs
In case your system gets infected with viruses or malicious programs, you might need to run an antivirus program that works in compatibility with your system. The malicious programs might hamper critical Windows® files and data applications. This might also result in the crashing of hard drives and other vulnerable components. Hence, in order to fix your computer you can run security programs or even format your hard drive.
Corruption of registry entries
Registry is one of the most important components of Windows®. You might be adding or removing hardware and software applications on your computer. This might corrupt your registry as some programs might not be compatible with Windows® XP operating system. This also makes your system run slower than before. Therefore, you should use registry cleaners to clean and repair registry entries in your system.
Sometimes, due to installation of an incompatible hardware component you can corrupt files, critical data, boot records, directories and applications that help in the smooth functioning of your system. Hence, by reinstalling Windows® XP operating system and installing a compatible hardware component, you can take the benefit of working on your system once again.