Removing excess data can improve your system's performance
If your computer is not performing like it used to, it's probably because of all the extraneous data that has accumulated on the hard disk over time. Each time you turn your computer on, or run a program or application, the data on your drive increases. Every file you save and every email you receive does the same thing.
Ideally, the best practice for maintaining a clean computer is to get into a regular a computer cleaning routine when the machine is still new. This will not only keep your data tidy and under control, but will also increase the efficiency of your computer over time.
Manually maintaining control over your filing system, deleting outdated emails and emptying the recycle bin on a regular basis are just some of the things a user can do to keep their computer clean. For those things that are not so easy to tidy up manually, Windows provides some useful cleaning tools as part of the operating system.
But for those users who want to go that extra step, specialized programs designed to deal with specific cleaning tasks are available to enable a user to achieve and maintain a clean computer system.
Whether you use one or a combination of the above, removing excess data from your system on a regular basis is paramount to improving the performance of your computer.