What is slowing your PC?

Orly Luca

It's always the same old story, you buy a brand new PC and everything seems to be working fine. After six months you find that everything is working a bit slower - applications take a few seconds to open, some windows freeze, and more. After a couple of years it becomes simply unbearable. Have you ever wondered what is slowing your PC?

Security software, constantly growing and slowing your PC
One of the biggest contributors to the constant decrease in the PCs performance is the security software that is trying to protect it. It is widely reported that security software installed on a PC can dramatically reduce its performance. In fact, PC World has recently revealed that one of the top selling security suites "may slow your PC unacceptably"*.

PC World UK – May 2007

How security software slows the PC?
Processing by multiple engines – security packages include multiple engines and often these engines were developed by different vendors. These different engines often employ security methods that contradict each other, resulting in conflicts and memory leaks that may even generate blue screens and system errors and may slow your PC dramatically.

Constant updates – daily security updates make security software an ever growing strain on performance. These security updates include both signatures and new code that is added to the increasingly large footprint. As time goes by, the security software consumes more and more of your PC's CPU and memory.

The Solution – Yoggie Pico Offloads Security Tasks
Yoggie Pico offloads the security tasks from your PC, freeing your PC resources to maximize performance. Both processing and security updates reside on the Yoggie Pico itself, dramatically saving CPU and memory usage. All the security applications that you will need to completely protect your laptop work harmoniously inside Yoggie Pico. Furthermore, Yoggie Pico's patented Multi-Layer Security Agent™ coordinates between the different security components to provide early detection of new attacks as they begin their operation.

About the Author
©2006 All rights reserved Yoggie Security Systems™, established in 2005 by Shlomo Touboul, former founder and CEO of Finjan Software, and the inventor of Behavior Based Blocking Technology, is the originator of the unique hardware/software USB security appliance, the Yoggie Pico Pro™.
The robust, miniature Gatekeeper combines best-of-breed internet security and content security applications with proprietary technologies, and represents the company's mission to offer a new and innovative direction in protecting remote and mobile laptop users against unknown and known internet attacks with hassle-free connect & forget solutions.
The company's comprehensive portfolio will continue to address internet security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs, and SOHO, as well as those typical of individual consumers and their home networks. Yoggie Security Systems was named as winner of RSA 2007 Innovation Station. For more information, please visit Yoggie Security Systems™.

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