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Windows Tips and Hacks You Should Know About

If your PC runs on any Windows platform, you would be wise to discover and learn some of the shortcuts and tips that will make working on your PC easiy and fast Very often, we get into the habit of doing things a certain way, without even knowing that an easier method exists. Regardless of what you've learned, there is probably an even better and faster way to accomplish your tasks. Many Windows users fall into this kind of mindset.

{If you want to get the absolute most from [/url] and all it has to offer, then you will need additional information. There are so many different kinds of landmines on the web, and lack of important details regarding any one method is one of them. Those who are newer to business on the web would not necessarily consider the need or importance of things like a solid foundation, for example. Yes, you will probably not be able to use everything you read about, but the important thing is to bookmark it in your mind for possible future use. So we would encourage you to investigate further on your own, and think in terms of optimizing all the various components of any approach.|Always think in terms of conversion rates as you learn anything new, and as usual we encourage you to learn much more than what is presented in this article. Yes, it does take a certain amount of psychological risk to consider something you make thing just does not work. Most likely you are familiar with or at least aspects of it. On the other hand, there are a lot of people who are led too easily and tend to believe without due diligence.

There are so many stories about scams on the net, and maybe one big reason people get hurt is due to insufficient investigation about something they want to try. Maybe it is just survival of the fittest and those who succeed are the ones who use common sense in business along with other qualities. There are many marketers who deal with beginners and these businesses are honest and legitimate, but it is the small percentage who are not honest that cause perception problems. Chances are you will know about the most common marketing methods, but there are some that are not as well-known yet they are effective, too. If you stay in IM long enough, then you will encounter unsavory people at some point, and then this is when your diligence will save you.|Most of the time you can know if a new approach is a good idea, but sometimes you never know until you test it. {You know that not all methods like
are suitable for all business models such as the person who does media buys will have no need for search marketing.|Since we have no idea how you market or what your model is, we do realize that could be partially useful or maybe not at all depending on your situation.|There are all kinds of business models that will not make use of every promotion vehicle, and that could include since we are talking about it.|

While
is very useful and diverse, it just depends on your particular situation.|Very many online businesses and marketers have found to be useful; yet we know there are many who cannot or will not use it for some reason.|Perhaps you have already had some limited exposure to to include even using it in some campaigns.|It is apparent that as a viable promotional method is not universally applicable.|We do not have uses for some marketing strategies, but we do like in some of our own marketing funnels.|If is something you have yet to try, then of course you should perform a small test, first, just to work out any bugs.|We have received a lot of feedback from users of , and if it great and gives excellent results when applied in the right way.} {The flip side of that coin is asking your self if you can benefit from expanding your marketing methods.|However, as strange as it may sound not all marketers want to take their businesses to higher levels of performance.|We suppose there may be things like time constraints that could make it difficult to do more with their online businesses.|But you never know, we are sure some just do not have the ambition to grow or add new income streams to what they already have.|

If you want to expand on your current web business, then that is great; also, it may be possible that you do not which is your choice.|When you are reading about new strategies or ways of promotion, what you have to think about is how much you want to develop your overall web presence.|Just how far do you want to take things online? That is always a valid and important question to ask.|Being new to internet marketing is one thing because everything you do is growth, but later on is when learning new methods involves weighing more possibilities.|There is a lot to consider when you are contemplating all new promotional activities.|If time is a real issue with you, then you can always look at outsourcing so you will have the additional time to work on expansion projects.} There is nothing wrong or bad about building on your existing assets so you can do more with your business. {Any business on or off the internet can benefit tremendously by expanding their marketing and advertising.|

These methods are all about taking your promotions to new, different and greater levels.|So in order to do that, what you have to do is scale-up what you are doing and also add new methods.|It only makes sense that you will want to entertain processes you have not yet used.|Perhaps that easiest path to growth is through scaling existing campaigns, and then seek to add what you can that is all new.|You do understand the value of learning more approaches and tactics so you can further build on what you already do?|So think about all of this as you read about these tips and suggestions.|Ask your self what you can do with this, and then seek to possibly integrate with any of your present campaigns.|Remember that one of the simplest ways to achieve business growth is by simply doing more with your marketing and of course any separate advertising.|The gains you can realize by scaling what you have going on with any advertising and your marketing can make all the difference.} {The smart small web business owner will always have an open mind to new methods for increasing exposure.|Obviously it all goes back to your own goals and personal desire to succeed.|We know that you have some kind of idea about how far you want to take your business.|Maybe you should evaluate your objectives if you have not ever done that, or set them if you have not done that, so you can discover where your thoughts are on the matter.|But in reality the most successful people have worked to build and learn as much as possible.|It is not necessary for you to know everything, but it is critical to know what exists so you can consider it, if necessary.|

You have heard about all the shrewd business people who have taken every opportunity that comes across their desk if it would work with what they do in business.|In the end, a long time from now, just be sure you do not look back and wish you would have considered more options.|Also, remember there is nothing wrong with testing and trying something new, and that is really the only intelligent approach to expansion.|There are just so many different applications for old methods that are new, and that is due to the nature of the online environment.}|We are willing to bet that if you took a poll asking how many web marketers run real optimization tests, the percentage would be shockingly low. {That is most crucial when trying new techniques much like what you are reading today about
.|There are other things you can test, and running scaled down tests for or methods previously never used is one of them.|Also, related to that is when you want to investigate an approach or technique ismilar to but do not want to roll it out in full force.|Here is an example, you can test something new with in your email marketing by only mailing to half your list.|Talk to people in a good business forum for IM where is discussed, and you will find there are tons of ways to apply the principle of testing.|Take today for example as you are learning something new regarding , and you can do a partial campaign which would actually be a test campaign.|

This is a very easy concept that you should think about and examine your entire business operation especially as it pertains to
.|Do not take this lightly because what you can do with is more effective than most realize.|You are reading about three different methods involving in this article, so you can perform at least three different tests.|The possibilities are almost endless when you consider , and the degree to which you can optimize your business will probably blow you away if you do it.} {When you really think about it, that is just good common sense business, but we believe most people do not approach things like that.|Who will ever know why people in business do not do the things that will help them to make more money.|We hope that you develop sound business practices in your own efforts such as this.|

There is no reason to not do it, but we all know what the world and people are like.|To be fair, people who have only begun with their businesses would not know to do this, and it really is something that you would read about later.|We think most rank beginner courses about online marketing either do not mention testing at all or perhaps gloss over it.|There are some testing methods that are truly advanced, but even still the most basic type most newbies would have no clue about.|Not having any knowledge of what can be done with testing is not anyone's fault, and so unfortunately a lot is being missed.|Well, one thing that is good news is if you have just arrived to internet marketing you can learn more about testing and have a leg up on many competitors.|Tools such as various forms of testing, and we have only briefly touched on it, are what those who are most serious will ever do; not those who are lazy or looking for fast money.}

You know what can happen anytime you are rushed, and that is why getting the sequence of things backward, or missed altogether, is so likely to happen. Therefore what you should consider is carefully rolling-out anything new you want to try. How ever you wish to design your tests, and in what manner of delivery is entirely your call.

For use on your site, you may find that a home page test or an internal page test is the way to go. It is your tracking that is the second component of any kind of testing you decide to do, and hopefully you understand why you must track.|Actually having never done business offline can be helpful to you since your only exposure will be doing it online. {Those who are experienced fully realize the net is a highly dynamic environment and much more than the offline, for the most part.|However that is all old hat to people who have been in the IM game long enough.|It is the possibility for sudden change in some of the operating rules that can really throw you for a loop.|

The internet can really keep you on your toes, or it should, because that is the history of this environment.|Dynamic is often used to describe doing business on the internet and sometimes fluid is mention, as well.|

It really all depends on who you talk to, and some would go so far as say it can be unpredictable.|

Overnight changes that are sweeping in nature are not all that unusual, even if they do not happen very frequently.|You need to look at the short history to really gain a clear understanding of what we are talking about.|All kinds of businesses are coming and going, major policy changes at Google, Bing and other movers and shakers all have their effect.|What is also interesting and curious is that one change with a large business can set off a cascading effect with other related businesses.} {What has been working for months or even years can suddenly change radically or even just disappear.|All the old-timers can tell you stories about things that have been stable for many years will become totally different or even gone.|Do not ever think anything on the web is guaranteed for life because events have shown otherwise.|

Certainly, taking something for granted can be a dangerous proposition since it can always change so as to be unrecognizable.|

We will say that a lot of times business on the net can have to adjust to changes due to so many people abusing something.|

There can be a lot of reasons for this type of dynamic nature, and it is really easy to understand if you are familiar with what can go on.|So just remember that the climate can become very different, and you will have to adjust to it the best you can.|The occasionally unpredictable nature of the internet should compel you to spread your business and marketing so it is not dependent on just one thing being present.|If you are smart about how you go about your business, then you will understand the implications in terms of diversifying.|You need to be prepared as much as you can be so if something does suddenly impact your business you can respond quickly.} We personally know how effective
can be in a business, but still you have to consider it against the backdrop of doing business on the web. It is much better to realize that there could be problems later on and maybe either hold off or decide against using it. {But still, even with that said you should not be afraid to try something new, either.|

There are always two sides to any coin, and even though we urge caution we will also say to give something a shot if it is resonating with you enough.|Still, though, we generally think it is more important to not have fear but rather be cautious with your business.|

However, there will be times when you just have to be bold, and also remember that just about everything in business has an element of risk with it.|Measure and calculated risk is what we all do in our business, and it is the careless risk-taking that we urge you to avoid.|Everything you do when you are marketing and advertising your business puts you on the line to some degree, but that is just the nature of business.|

Anything new to you that seems to be a candidate for your business is worth testing, at least that much.|Yet, life is full of uncertainty, and so that means you should never be hesitant to test some idea that is completely foreign to you or anything like that.|

What we are talking about today may be brand spanking new to your mind, and that really should excite you since there may be all new possibilities waiting for you.|Due diligence and make your decision about it; go or no go - experiment and test everything and have no fear.}} {When it comes to the mouse, there are two camps of people. Those who like using it and those who only use it when they absolutely have to. Keyboard shortcuts can be very useful even if you prefer using a mouse. There is so much more you can do using your keyboard. Most people don't even have a clue! Go online and search for keyboard shortcuts. You will find websites and forums that will list dozens of these helpful shortcuts. One tip is when you want to make your view "full screen." Simply press Windows and the UP arrow key. Conversely, to go back to your minimized view, you would press the DOWN arrow key and the Windows key. A helpful key sequence to remember, if you want to preview a file before you open it, is ALT + P. This function is very convenient for use with photos and videos, in addition to text documents. On Microsoft's site, you can find many more keyboard shortcuts that will make your life easier.|Most everyone is familiar with how to maximize and minimize their screen. Nonetheless, there are times when it's great to view full screen. You'll really notice the difference in detail if you choose full-screen mode to look at a photograph or video. The maximized view is nice, but you still have a header and task bar to look at. With full-screen, you don't. If you open your picture or video with Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer, and then hit the F11 key in the top row of keys on your keyboard, you will switch to full screen view. It's easy to return to your previous view and leave full screen mode by pressing the ESC (escape) key. These instructions, however, only work with Windows XP or Windows 7.|Windows 7 comes with certain desktop wallpaper patterns that are based on your location in the world.

Nonetheless, if you want to choose from among the other theme packs to get a more exotic look for your PC, you can change them. Open Windows Explorer; click on your 'C' drive; type "globalization" in the search box; click on the result; type "MCT" in the search box, and the list of files will open. These files are "hidden" so you won't simply see them listed. These folders will have all the geographic themes, as well as wallpapers, for different areas such as the UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Canada, and the US. You may want to change the look of your desktop from time to time, and if you know how to find them, your computer already contains a good selection of patterns to choose from.|You may want to adjust your User Account Control (UAC), a security feature that comes with Windows. Naturally, you want to protect your PC when connected to the internet; nonetheless, you want your settings to be correct so your computer isn't slowed down. If you set the controls to give you a pop-up asking if it's all right to install or change something on your computer, it can get annoying after a while. It's important, nonetheless, to be alerted when you might be going to do something risky, so you don't want to turn UAC off altogether. The default is usually ok. It lets you know if your computer is trying to change something that you didn't authorize or ask for. Once you're familiar with the different settings options, put them wherever you are comfortable.|Make things easier on yourself by putting the Windows taskbar to efficient use. The taskbar is used to move around between the different programs you have open and to launch a program you want to use. The problem comes up when you want to open a program more than once simultaneously. The way things work usually is that if you click again on the icon for a program you are running, it will open the running version again. However, if you hold down the SHIFT key and click on the program's icon, it will open another version of the currently running program. Each time you repeat these steps, a new copy of the running program will open and this is possible to do as many times as are necessary.} {Did you enjoy the Aero Glass Theme that came with your version of Windows 7? It's truly impressive; however, it does consume a lot of memory and makes your PC rum slower. Many users find that after enjoying this theme for a few weeks, they'd prefer to do without it and enjoy better performance instead. You don't have to do anything special to disable an Aero theme. All that's necessary is to go to the Control Panel and choose Change a Theme under Appearance and Personalization. Of course, if you're really attached to the Aero theme, you should keep it, but this is something worth considering if you want to speed up Windows.|

Do you know how to use the Defragmentation Tool? It's something you really should use regularly. Some folks don't defrag their hard drives because they're afraid they'll do something wrong and other people just don't bother. Defragmentation is easy and it can make Windows perform much better. It becomes even more essential if you need to download a lot of files. What happens when you delete files is that it leaves empty spots on your hard drive. Defragmentation realigns the files on your hard drive, putting all the empty space together. Therefore, your files run faster. You can access the defragmentation function for each hard drive by clicking on the Properties link, then Tools, and Defragmentation. If you do this frequently, it won't take very long. It will only take a long time if you have a lot of data on your hard drive and you haven't run the defrag tool recently. Windows can schedule the defragmentation program to run automatically if you set up a schedule.|

You can easily create an emergency start-up disk, but it's smart to also have a spare copy of your operating system for emergencies.

Simply buy a flash drive (USB) that is large enough to hold your operating system and load Windows onto it. Then you will have a copy when the need arises. Keep the copy safe. It's comforting to know you have it for emergencies. Because a USB flash memory is faster than using a disk or a download from online, you can install Windows much faster.|

If you are looking for information on the internet, you most likely open your browser and use one of the search engines to do a search. One convenient feature that Windows 7 offers is the ability to do searches without opening your browser - straight from your desktop. To do this, you use 'search connectors' for the different sites that you search; for example, YouTube. One of the benefits of this feature is the fact that you can do quick search of websites you frequently visit without the need of going through your browser. If you need a search connector for a website that doesn't provide one for you to download, you can learn how to create your own at websites set up for that purpose.|Everyone who uses the Windows operating system should give the security of their computer serious thought. Windows is vulnerable to many types of problems such as viruses, malware and spyware. Before you do anything else, go online and research the different anti-virus program options available and install one on your computer. Virus programs can be set to update automatically and, in order to keep your computer protected, you need to make sure that your anti-virus program updates daily. The other step you can take to protect your computer is to pay attention to what you do online. Act carefully and watch out for potential problems. Don't download attachments or click on links if you don't know exactly who they're from or what they are. Probably the most important safeguard you can have is to not give out your personal information randomly. Your files and your computer can be protected if you plan ahead and put the necessary safeguards into place.}

{Most of us accumulate a lot of files on our computers after we have had them for a while. Organizing, and knowing where your files are located, can be an intimidating project. Maybe you have already found a system that works for you, and maybe you just don't know where to start. If your operating system is Windows XP or Windows Vista, you can organize your files in folders called My Documents and My Music, among others. Inside these folders, you can put your files which will show you date last modified, size of file, and what type of file it is, such as .txt. Windows 7 goes a step further and uses what it calls "Libraries." The choices are Documents, Pictures, Videos, Music, and Podcasts and you can add your own. The libraries give you the advantage of keeping track of where any particular file may be located, even if it's in a remote location. Libraries are a more advanced way to organize your files in a way that's convenient for you.|Just about everyone who owns a notebook or laptop PC wishes their battery would stay charged longer. It's possible to make some adjustment to your computer so you battery charge is longer if you have Windows 7 and run their Energy Report function. It's not hard to generate this Energy Report. Open the Start menu and type CMD in the search box; right click on the command prompt that appears at the top and select 'Run as Administrator.' The next screen with be a familiar DOS screen. When the DOS screen appears, type 'powercfg -ENERGY (leave off the quotes) at the DOS prompt and hit Enter. You will them get a report that will give you ways to save energy so you battery charge lasts longer. The report, if appropriate, will also suggest upgrades or drivers that you can change to or add to improve your computer's efficiency. If you do as the report recommends, you should be able to increase your battery's life.|It's not unusual for computer folks to quickly clutter the desktops on their PC a lot more than they junk up their actual desk. All the icons for the files and programs you've stuck on your desktop accumulate quickly and, before you know it, you can't find anything. If you open numerous programs at once, it really becomes a confusing mess.

If you have Windows 7, its "Shake" feature will help you figure out what's going on. It's easy. When you have a program open, click on the title bar. Then just shake it back and forth. The result is that the other windows will move - minimized - to the task bar. Pressing the Windows and Home keys at the same time will also do the same thing. This may sound like a silly feature, but it can really help you focus on what you're doing and not be distracted by other windows.|Deleting software programs from your hard drive that you don't use or need will allow Windows to run faster. Most computers come loaded with software and applications that most users never open. However, these unused programs still use your memory and this slows your computer down. If you don't have a reason to keep a program on your hard drive, why not simply delete it? You can also speed up Windows by disabling start-up programs that you aren't going to be using for that session. Don't slow down your computer unnecessarily during start-up by loading a bunch of software apps you won't be using.|You may derive a lot of benefit from the Windows Calculator applet if the type of work you do on the computer has to do with calculations. Windows offers a convenient program with their Calculator applet. You may find it useful if the way you use your computer relies on number crunching. This can do much more than simple mathematical operations. The four views you can choose from are Statistics, Scientific, Programmer, and Standard. Normally the standard mode will be adequate. Nonetheless, the calculator can do a lot if you work in any kind of technical field. Besides worksheet templates that let you figure vehicle leases, or gas mileage, there is a function that lets you do two things that are very useful: "Calculate the difference between two dates" and "Add or Subtract Days to a Specified Date." You will discover this Calculator to be very useful if you work with any kind of numbers.} {With Windows, you have simple commands that are easy to learn. However, there are so many more possibilities to explore and learn. Remember that Windows is designed to be user friendly, so even people with no computer experience can easily learn to navigate their way around their computer and the web. Most people become at ease with the basic uses of Windows, and it only stands to reason that they are then ready to add some of the tips we've talked about here into their routine.|

You can find countless Windows tips and shortcuts to learn. This article has only been able to give you a few. There's no need, of course, to learn more shortcuts than you need for the type of work you do. But once you get into the habit of looking for more convenient ways to run Windows, you'll find yourself learning more and more helpful tips.|

When you are ready to search for shortcuts to make using Windows more efficient, you will find numerous tips and tricks you can use. Of course, you don't want to learn all of them, just the ones that will help you with your computer tasks. This article has pointed you towards a few of the Windows tips and shortcuts you can use. To find more, simply search online and you will discover more than you can imagine.|

Windows users should make it a goal to learn as much about the different benefits they can tap into. If you want your Windows to run better and more efficiently, apply some of the tips we've outlined above. People use computers for different purposes and, regardless of your use, you can definitely find shortcuts to make your work more efficient. Once you open your mind to learning new ways of using Windows, you'll find there are many possibilities.|There's no doubt that the last few years has seen major improvements in the Windows operating system. If you have Windows 7, you probably realize what an improvement it is over earlier versions. Even Windows XP or Vista, however, can be used in many ways that aren't commonly known. If you take the time to study what your Version of Windows can do, you will find numerous things you can do above and beyond the few shortcuts and tips we've mentioned here.}


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How to Help Windows 7 Run Much Faster

<img src="http://www.computerhope.com/issues/pictures/slow.jpg" align=left>Faster than any previous Windows system, the Windows 7 operating system is the best to date. It is important that you alter a few things on your system to make sure it is running as fast as possible. This article is written to help you figure out how to make your Windows 7 operating system run as efficiently as possible.

{Unless you like to hear a sound when you start up your computer or perform various tasks, you could disable these sounds and save memory. Sounds such as this can slow down your computer, so you may want to go to Sound Settings and turn them off. You'll only be shutting down nonessential sounds (start-up, closing programs) that Windows itself makes, it won't leave you with a silent computer that can't play videos. Shutting off search indexing is also a way to make your computer run faster, though some people might prefer to keep this on to remember their searches. To find this or other features you might want to disable, type in relevant text such as &quot;indexing&quot; in the search area.|There is one way that you can really help Windows 7 operate at its top efficiency and that is to set it to the High Performance setting. Windows 7 doesn't come set at this setting by default, it needs to be switched to it manually if you want to improve your computer's performance. In order to help accomplish this, you'll need to go to the control panel and click on &quot;power options&quot; and then on &quot;show additional plans.&quot; There you'll see the option to activate high performance mode. In addition to this, you should think about running your computer's performance troubleshooter--the program that looks automatically for problem areas on your computer and then fixes them. It's easy to find this by typing &quot;troubleshooting&quot; into the search box of your control panel. You will see a listing for &quot;system and security&quot; in which you'll be given the option to check your performance issues.|If you have viruses, spyware or other destructive programs on your computer, this could be slowing it down. More importantly, such issues could cause real harm to your computer, so it's best to find out about them and remove them as soon as possible. These problems are easy to have, especially if you download a lot of things over the Internet.

You need to choose a good anti-virus program and scan your computer with it on a regular basis. There are some programs, like Spybot, that are really good at kicking spyware off of your computer. Only use trusted sources for protecting your computer, as some programs that claim to remove spyware may actually be spyware in disguise. You can avoid a lot of these sorts of problems by being as cautious as possible when you are downloading files and programs with which you aren't familiar.|Several software programs automatically start when you turn your computer on. Including many programs iTunes, QuickTime, and Java to name a few. Usually, you do not use all of these programs at the same time so it makes no sense for them to start automatically. If you see a list of programs that you want to stop, go to &quot;msconfig&quot; to stop them from running. Then simply uncheck any programs that you don't want on startup. You can manually start these programs - this is not disabled. Once this is done, you will notice how quickly Windows 7 loads.|There are several disagreements across the Windows 7 arena in regard to what will actually make this OS run more smoothly and quickly. The boot time of Windows, and its overall processing speed, comes down to the number of cores doing the actual processing. Advanced options can actually show you how to change the number of processors that you're using. Boot time will not increase, however, if you change the initial processors because it is already set to the maximum amount automatically in its configuration. Despite this, many users report that this tactic does make their computer boot up faster, so you may want to test this for yourself.} {Among the many features that you might consider shutting off for faster performance is Active Desktop. Active Desktop allows you to place parts of web pages that you frequently visit on your desktop. It's a question of whether you care about this feature, or if you'd prefer to get better performance from your computer. Most people don't urgently need to see a web page from their desktop, though there are exceptions. There are other ways to bring up sites rapidly -make one your home page, bookmark any others. Windows 7 comes with certain default colors; by resetting your desktop background to a solid color, you'll be freeing up memory. You have several options when you click on Desktop, and when you choose personalize you can choose your colors. Each feature that you disable frees up some memory, though if you only make a single change, the difference might not be noticeable.|

Sometimes Windows 7 wont' be running as well as it could be because your computer doesn't actually meet the hardware requirements it needs to run this particular operating system. This is a possibility especially for older computers that get upgraded from an older Windows version to Windows 7. If your computer has Windows 7 pre-installed this probably won't apply to you. To run Windows 7, your computer needs to have at least a 1GHZ processor, 16 GB of available disk space and 1GB of memory. Even if your computer does have enough memory to run Windows 7, it will run better if you add more memory. So even though it can run with just 1 GB of memory, if you upgrade to 2 GB, you'll help it run so much faster.|

If you want to get the best possible performance from Windows 7, you should clean up your registry. This is where Windows stores important data that's necessary to keep it functioning.

A registry cleaner is a program that will scan your registry for errors and will fix any problem that it finds automatically. This is not something that you should only do one time; you should do it on a regular basis because you don't know what kind of new problems are going to turn up. If you are on your computer every day and you want to help it perform well, you need to clean the registry at least once per week. There are plenty of super great registry cleaners that will do this for you and it is one of the very best things that you can do if you really want to speed up Windows 7.|

Going from one website to the other, or waiting a long time for a website load, is a common complaint that is often heard. Internet browsers have something called a &quot;cache&quot; which is used by the browsers when surfing the web - if this is full, things will go very slowly. The cache stores internet files and cookies, and will fill up quickly if you don't clean it out. Once this is done, however, the drawback is that you may have to reenter password related information. The browsers will now run faster, especially if you have Windows 7 as your OS.|Some programs that will speed up Windows 7 do not cost any money at all. A program called Soluto can actually analyze your computer, tell you where to make changes, and help you accelerate things very rapidly. This program, Soluto, is specifically designed to make your computer faster, specifically in regard to boot time itself. All you have to do with this program is download it and reboot your computer for the process to begin. What it does next is recommend ways that you can make your computer go faster. Obviously, you won't remove apps or features that you regularly use, but you'll probably find many things that are just slowing your system down for no good reason. The software program gives you easy to use instructions and can be downloaded in many places.}

{You may notice that Windows 7 frequently alerts you to updates. This uses up system resources, and it also takes you time to click on the box to close the update window. You can disable automatic updates on your control panel to prevent this from happening. If you disable automatic updates, you can choose what kind of updates you still want to receive. Some updates, such as those related to security, can be important, so don't lose track of any that might be necessary. Automated updates, however, most likely provide you with many updates for programs you never use.|Windows 7 is easy to speed up if you turn off a few of the features that you don't normally use (or that you don't use often). It's easy to speed up your computer by turning off the visual effects that really slow down your computer (you can do this in System Properties). Your desktop might not be as pretty but you won't be losing any of the graphics that are responsible for essential functions. Another Systems Properties feature that you won't need is Remote Assistance. There are probably other features that you can turn off as well, depending on what you normally use. For instance, turning the Help and Support feature to manual mode will keep it from loading automatically every time you start up your computer.|Windows Aero is definitely good for helping your desktop to look really great but it can also really slow down the performance of your computer. It will include a lot of really attractive designs, colors, animations, etc and if you really love these things you should keep them. Of course, turning off this particular feature will really speed up Windows 7's performance because it uses quite a lot of memory. Clicking on Desktop and Personalize can help you accomplish this.

You'll need to find the box called &quot;Enable Transparency&quot; and then click on &quot;open classic appearance properties.&quot; This will switch your desktop to a basic theme with not nearly as many effects. It won't take long for you to see just how much this one single thing can speed up Windows 7 for you.|Another area to look at are services that your computer will turn on automatically that you're actually not using. There are applications, like for a printer, that will simply initiate and keep running without you printing anything at all. Anyone that does a lot of printing should not worry about this because it will take more time to reinitialize all of this each and every day. You may also want to disable the Windows 7 sidebar, which can speed up booting time. One thing you should leave alone is the UAC, or user account control, as this could have negative effects. The UAC feature can be distracting because it causes popups to appear at various times, but it can protect your computer from viruses and other harmful programs, giving you a warning if there's a potential problem.|There are many fonts on Windows 7 that you will be provided with that whenever he utilized. Fonts are unique to look at and have, yet you will seldom use more than five or 10 while you have your computer. The fonts can actually cause software programs to stall like Microsoft Word for Windows. Although the fonts do not take up that much memory, they can slow the boot time considerably. Some people even add additional fonts, which will slow your system down even more. You can improve your computer's boot time and performance are removing these fonts from your system. Windows programs use fonts regularly, so be cautious when removing them from your system. It is important that you do not remove fonts that you use on a regular basis.} {There's no magical solution to improve the speed of Windows 7, but by making a number of small changes you can make a noticeable difference. {Don't go overboard and
start deleting and disabling features and programs that you frequently use.|Of course, you don't want to shut off features that are important to you.|Naturally, it doesn't make sense to make changes that will make your computer less useful to you.|While you can speed up your computer by getting rid of certain programs and features, you shouldn't go too far and delete something you actually need.|You have to weigh speed against the usefulness of various features and programs -don't shut off or delete items that are genuinely helpful to you.} The speed of your computer depends on many factors, and the suggestions we've made are just a few of the possibilities.|

If you want to raise the speed of Windows 7, you'll need to explore a lot of the different features and settings for your computer. A lot of people use memory and space with files, programs and features that aren't actually necessary. Once in a while, your computer will get slowed down by some serious issues and that's when registry cleaners could be quite useful. These are just a few ways to speed up the performance of Windows 7 and should get you off to a good start as you work to help your PC reach optimum levels of performance.|

Windows 7 is one of the fastest and most advanced computer operating systems to hit the market. Unfortunately most users aren't able to get the best performance from it because they fail to optimize their settings for better speed. If you focus on only keeping essential features and programs active on your computer, getting rid of what you don't use, and regularly cleaning your registry, you'll find that Windows 7 will get a lot faster.|

There are a number of ways to make Windows 7 run faster, and we've looked at just a few options in this article. The settings on your computer are not set in stone, as they can be changed as we have just shown you to make things faster and better. Now that you know how to do this, you can prevent auto starting programs slowing your computer down. And, to make your computer run as fast as possible, make sure that Windows 7 has a clean registry and is free of spyware and viruses.|You can improve the performance of Windows 7 by making small changes. Fortunately, this operating system is quite fast to begin with, so if your computer is running slow, there are probably some simple steps you can take to speed it up. Remove any type of program that you don't use on a regular basis. Your computer should be running faster if you implement the suggestions presented in this writing.}


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