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10 more ways to increase windows 7 performance

  1. 1. 10 More Ways To Increase 7 Performance1-Click-fix*Disable Aero Snap and Aero Peek*Windows 7s impressive visual performance and additional features will slow down yourcomputer. This is particularly true if youve installed the new software in your existingmachine, with an older graphics card. Turn off the bloat by going to Start -> ControlPanel -> Ease of Access, and choose Make it easier to focus on tasks. Next, uncheck thebox that says Prevent Windows from being automatically arranged when moved to theedge of the screen. Then right click your taskbar that runs along the bottom of the screen,select Properties, and uncheck the box that says Use aero Peek to preview the desktop.*Boost Power and Performance*Windows 7 is shipped with default power settings to balance between energyconsumption and performance. Get optimal performance by maximizing your powerplan. Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Power Options -> Show Additional Plans and selectHigh Performance.*Use Sleep and Hibernate*Instead of shutting down and restarting your computer every time you use it, why notquickly resume where you left and have your PC running in just seconds? Sleep modeswitches your machine to low power so you can leave documents and programs open,come back to it hours or days later, and have your same session open and waiting for you.Initiate Sleep mode from the shutdown menu.If you do want to close your computer down for a longer period, the Hibernate featuresaves your current session to the hard drive, and your programs and files are restored nexttime you boot the computer up. Hibernate is not a default feature in Windows 7 so youneed to configure it manually. Heres how:1. Open Start -> Run and enter cmd.exe in the dialog box2. Right-click cmd.exe and select Run as administrator3. You will see a black text Command box popup. Type powercfg /hibernate on andpress enter4. Next, open Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options. You will seeyour current power option selected. Click Change Plan Settings next to it.5. Click Advanced Power Settings6. Select Sleep from the list, then Allow Hybrid Sleep, and Select Off, then click OKNow you will notice Hibernate in the shutdown options on your start menu.*Disable Thumbnail Preview*Thumbnail view displays the contents of folders when you scroll over the folder icon.Along with the visual improvements in Windows 7 compared with XP, the thumbnailview feature is cute to look at, but not a good use of memory space if youre afterperformance. Turn it off by opening My Computer and select Organize -> Folder and
  2. 2. Search options. Under Files and Folders, click View and then select the check boxAlways show icons, never thumbnails.*Disable startup programs*Windows 7 has a host of programs that open automatically when you boot up. Most ofthem are important, but some of them you dont need right away when you start thecomputer. Open Windows Defender and select Tools -> Software Explorer to reveal theprograms Windows opens automatically at start up. Those youre sure you dont need toopen overtime, click and select Disable.*Streamline your sounds*Trim a little bit more fat from Windows 7 by turning off the sounds and alerts. Go toStart -> Run and enter mmsys.cpl into the search box. When the popup window appears,open the Sounds tab and under Sound Scheme, select No Sounds. Then click Apply andOK.*Customize & Tweak Your Settings*<a href="http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/WinBubble-Download-88888.html">WinBubble is a free software download</a> that will easilyallow you to change your Windows settings for optimum performance. These just five ofthe tweaks you can make:* Edit Owner Information - speed up file and program opening* Customize the Context menu - one click to change visual settings* Copy/Move to - organize files, fast* Add Disk Cleanup to right-click menu - quicker access to scrub your PC* Customize Shortcut Icons - to easily identify your files*Performance Updates*Keeping your software updated will maintain the best performance from your WindowsPC. Software updates will install bug fixes and extra security on your machine.Bookmark windowsupdate.microsoft.com in Internet Explorer. Also, youll noticeperiodic updates for your system drivers (audio, video etc), so also bookmark thosemanufacturers sites.*Check your firewall*Its always prudent to check your firewall settings. If youve noticed a change inperformance with Windows 7, its a possible sign of a malicious program or virus,sometimes called malware or spyware. Spyware keeps tabs on the information on yourcomputer and may transmit it to thieves to use your credit card data or similar personalinformation. Check now if your firewall is turned on. Follow Start - Control Panel -Network and Internet Connections - Windows Firewall.Spyware will slow your PC down significantly and if youve got it, you should get rid ofit immediately with an antivirus program. Click here for recommendations.
  3. 3. *Clear your registry*The registry is like your computers library that stores your programs. With time, as someprograms are added and removed, and everyday programs opened more frequently thanothers, your registry ends up disorganized with files scattered everywhere. An old orcluttered registry will cause crashes and blue screen lags. Download a www.1-Click-fix.com recommended hard disk scan and check for free if hackers have targeted yourbrowser.For more information Click link below.1-Click-fix