So your computer has seen its heyday and now it seems that it is slower than it once was. Your computer is hanging when opening relatively simple applications, it takes what seems like a lifetime to finish loading into Windows, and often you get issues trying to do anything at all that could be considered intensive. This guide is here to help you revive your computer and restore it to a level of performance that you may feel is lost to you. Well start with in-Windows tools, moving on to third party software, and then finally, hardware changes or upgrades."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips