The longer you use a computer without performing some basic maintenance, the more sluggish it will become. If you’ve noticed a significant decrease in your computer’s speed lately, there are several things you can do. If you have an adware infection, there are programs designed to scan for and remove these threats.
How to Optimize your Mac Performance
Install the latest available updates.
Open the Mac App Store.
Click the Updates tab at the top of the window.
Free up space on your hard drive.
Uninstall old programs by dragging them from the Applications folder to the Trash.
Check your Downloads and Documents folders to see if there are any old files that you can delete.
Programs like CleanMyMac3, Disk Inventory X, and DaisyDisk can find and remove tons of old junk files from your computer.