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5 tips to keep your computer from slowing down after installing updates

  • Omprakash Kaiwartya and Mufti Mahmud
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“Please download an update.” This is a message that appears regularly on most users’ computers.

Many are concerned about doing this because they fear that their computer will not work as well once they do.

Users install software updates to improve the performance and security of their computers. However, these can cause slowdowns and there are several reasons why.

If your computer has a limited amount of memoryrandom access (the physical hardware inside a computer that temporarily stores data), updates could slow it down.

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