Articles about PCs

Why is my Computer Running so Slowly?


Is your computer running slower than you'd like? Discover some of the most common causes and solutions to computer lag.

How to Fix a Slow Computer


Computer running slow? Find out how you can fix a slow computer with Crucial’s guide to enhancing speed and performance.

How to Update your Computer


Not sure how to update your computer? Make sure your computer is protected and running at its best with Crucial’s quick guide to updates for PC users.

How to Make your Laptop Run Faster


Get your laptop running faster in no time with Crucial's simple guide. See how you can speed up your laptop right now and see the difference immediately.

How to Upgrade a Laptop with RAM


Tired of waiting for your laptop to load? Find out how to upgrade your laptop with Crucial to give it an immediate boost.

What Causes a Laptop to Run Slowly?


Is your laptop running slowly? Our guide can help you to identify and resolve issues to increase the speed of your laptop.

How to Remove Startup Programs


Windows© startup programs might be slowing down your computer. Find out how to remove or change your Startup programs to boost your computer’s performance.

How to Speed up Your Desktop Computer


Find out how to speed up your desktop computer, with Crucial’s guide to improving computer performance. Discover more at

How to Install Memory in Your Laptop


Installing RAM in your laptop can be daunting. Our helpful guide shows you how to add memory to your laptop, with tips and tricks.

How to Delete Temporary Internet Files


There are many reasons behind a slow computer; cookies and temporary internet files are some of them. Discover how to delete them and speed up your PC with Crucial.

Which is the Best Anti-virus Software for You?


It's important that you have protection from online threats, but which is the best antivirus software? Find out which programs work best for you with Crucial’s guide.

How to Improve Computer Performance and Be More Productive


Improving computer performance helps your own productivity. Whatever you use your computer for, discover how to increase CPU performance with Crucial.

Computer Terminology Explained: A Glossary


Understanding computer terminology can be difficult. See Crucial's helpful glossary of technical computer terms.

How to Defragment a Computer’s Hard Drive


Speed up your computer by defragmenting your hard drive.

Computer Memory Units Explained


New memory capacities are always emerging. Find out more about computer memory units with Crucial.

How to Check your Computer Specs


Discover how to find your computer specs and serial number. Check which hardware and operating system you’re using with our guide.

How to Keep your Computer Cool


Discover how to cool down your computer with our helpful guide. Ensure maximum performance at all times with Crucial

What is a Browser or Computer Plug-in, Add-on, or Extension?


What is a plug-in, add-on, or extension? Learn everything you need to know about browser and computer plug-ins with our helpful guide.

Computer Recycling: How to Dispose of Old Computers


Computer recycling and disposal is easy when you know how. Find out how to dispose of old computers safely with Crucial's helpful guide.

How to Password-Protect a Folder


Find out how to password protect a confidential folder and prevent others from seeing your private files.