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will factory reset make laptop run better

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March 13, 2018 12:36:11 AM

my laptop is running like complete crap and I've done all the tune ups and ended up downloading a bunch of crap i didn't really want etc.. i just want it to run at least normal
it takes forever to do anything

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March 13, 2018 1:15:38 AM

YES, a reset will probably help, but before you go that path.
What is it, how old is it, is it windows or Mac/what version, how much Ram, how full is your HDD and anything else you care to mention that might help get your answer :-)
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March 13, 2018 2:56:34 AM

jennifertuller said:
will factory reset make laptop run better

It depends on actual issue, that is causing bad performance.
If issue is overheating (heatsinks clogged with dust), then no - reset will not fix anything.
if issue is failed HDD, then also reset will not fix anything.

Only if bad performance is caused by software - viruses, malware or excessive utilization of ram, only then reset could help.
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