Month: December 2011

Ensuring Maximum Performance on Windows 7 Systems

A while back we shared some tips on how to make Windows Vista perform at a faster and more efficient manner.  Now we want to do that for Windows 7 but not to only say the same things but to build on it and add some other tips Vista users may use as well.

Disabling Search Index

Since Vista, Microsoft has incorporated a neat feature in Windows 7 that’s very accessible, the search function.  Pressing “Start” or the WINDOWS button there is a small search field on the bottom that functions very similarly with Mac’s Quicksilver.  The difference is that …

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How to Extend your Laptop’s Battery Life

These days, as netbooks and laptops keep shrinking and shrinking, the resources required for the many programs users run keep growing and growing.

We expect our programs to run as well as they can on a desktop, yet still maintain the advantage of portability and accessibility anywhere, anytime.

This, of course, has its disadvantages as well, the most Customizing your laptop so that it does less work is key to its laptop performance and increasing the laptop battery life.  Here are some ways you can do just that.…

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Free Computer Maintenance Makes A PC Tune Up Easy

Need a computer tune up?

The best computer maintenance to get is free computer maintenance. PC maintenance can be a hassle, but luckily there are ways to perform a PC tune up with very little distress.

The tools necessary for free computer maintenance are already on your computer, which makes the entire process free of charge. Here are a few of the steps to perform a free computer tune up and never pay for expensive tune up programs again.…

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How To Speed Up the Boot Time of Your PC

There are few things worse when you are in a hurry than waiting for a slow computer to start.

Even after Windows loads, more processes you don’t need to use that are set to run on startup can slow your computer to a crawl.

One way to fix your computer’s boot time is to use the Microsoft Configuration tool, or msconfig.exe. This tool can influence many important facets of your computer, so be sure to follow the steps below.…

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How to Speed Up Your Internet Without Spending Money

With the Internet invading every home and work place there’s more and more content on the web.  It’s no wonder everyone has a desire to have a faster internet connection.

If you feel like your connection has been a bit more decrepit or travels at the speed of a turtle here are some steps to take.…

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