how do I reset the bios?

April 13, 2015 at 15:59:11
Specs: windows 7
How do I reset the bios?
My PC keeps getting really warm and runs slow. I read that resetting the bios to default could possibly fix the issue. So I am wondering how to go about doing that.

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April 13, 2015 at 20:16:08
Resetting the BIOS to defaults will not help you with this problem. You probably have a lot running in the background that you do not see and possibly some of it malware as well. I would recommend these steps:
1- Uninstall any programs you never use (Google any you are not sure about, ask if you still are not clear if it is needed for anything)
2- Look at your browser's add ons and see what is there, uninstall or disable anything you really do not need.
3- Run Disk Clean Up (select everything)
4- Install, Update, and Run Malwarebytes Free Version (Uncheck 'Free Trial' since this installs the trial version of the pay version and not the free version). Remove all it finds.
5- Open Task Manager and look under the Processes Tab to see what is running (click 'show processes for all users'). Especially look into processes that show high CPU usage, Google anything you are not sure of, ask if you still are not sure about anything.
6- Note that many processes that are legitimate to your system are running even when you think they are closed. This is in most instances not needed and if there are too many that do this can slow your system down. Look into the options on these programs for them not to launch with Windows (often removing a check from a box) so they start only when you need them, not all of the time. Anything you really do use all of the time, you can allow, just not everything and you can always change your mind about any of them later.
Others may have other suggestions so check back as well.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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April 14, 2015 at 13:47:40
It would help to know your system specs & whether you're asking about a desktop or laptop.

"My PC keeps getting really warm and runs slow"

Adding a couple of comments to Fingers' list:

7 - if you have a desktop, shutdown, unplug the power cord, open the case, & blow the dust out of the CPU heatsink & cooling fans. Do NOT use a vacuum. If you have a laptop, blow the dust out of the cooling vents.
8- download & install CCleaner-Slim. Run the Cleaner & remove everything it finds, then run the Registry scanner & remove everything it finds. Reboot the system, then run them both again. Also, if you click on Tools > Startup, you'll find a list of all the programs that load at startup & run in the background. Most likely, very few of them are actually necessary. Disable or delete the ones you don't need/want.

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May 3, 2015 at 06:09:32
I think it little difficult
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