I am not sure this is the correct place to post this. I keep my computer hard drive cleaned up really good. I defrag regular, I run Spybot and Malware regularly, I clear my temporary files regularly, I'm always checking my control panel for unwanted installed programs, I always install thing customly, i.e., no added toolbars, etc. I go to msconfig and only run what I need all the time. I am very very picky about tool bars, extensions, add-ons, etc., again, only using what I absolutely need. I use DuckDuckGo for my search engine, I use Firefox, I do run Adblock, and donttrackme, and lastpass and dropbox. I have always had all my firewalls and virus programs turned off as it seems to interfer with just about every program I run. I really have not had any problems otherwise, since you-all helped me get rid of misdirected pages a few years back.
But yet, with all of this, my computer seems to run slower and slower every day. I am always waiting for the hang-up and then it eventually goes to the site.