Top 10 Things to Do with an Old or Slow Computer

The Top Ten

1 Install a Linux distro
2 Reformat the hard drive
3 Run an anti-malware program
4 Have it recycled

If you do this, be sure to format the hard drive first.

5 Disable unnecessary startup programs
6 Re-purpose it

Basically, an old PC can become anything from a media center to a digital photo frame. You can Google "repurpose an old computer" to see the full plethora of options.

7 Uninstall programs you don't use anymore or don't recognize
8 Move your important files to a newer, faster computer
9 Switch to a faster web browser
10 Give it to someone in need
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