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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 Optimize Windows Vista

Running Windows Vista on even the most expensive computer can eventually become a slow experience which may lead Vista users to wonder how to optimize Windows Vista. This Microsoft operating system may look different than older operating systems like Windows XP but functions in the same way which means it can suffer from the same kind of slow downs if free computer maintenance is not used on a regular basis. Keeping Windows Vista optimized on your computer is not a necessarily difficult process but be aware that over time Windows Vista can slow down even with low or moderate computer …
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How To Optimize Windows 7

So you’ve just upgraded to the latest and greatest Windows operating system or maybe you have had it for quite some time now but have the same question: How Do I Optimize Windows 7? Navigating around Windows 7’s graphical interface may be a richer experience but if your computer takes several seconds or even minutes to open programs and applications like an Internet browser you may be kicking yourself and wish you had just stuck with Windows XP. Fret not! Windows 7 can be optimized using free computer maintenance, a process that not only makes your computer faster and run …
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How An Optimized Laptop Increases Battery Life

So many of us who use laptops are painfully aware of one of its limitations, battery life, but are often unaware that an optimized laptop increases battery life. Laptop batteries have increased in efficiency over the years with the introduction of multi-cell lithium-ion batteries but often do not last more than a few hours even after being fully charged. It may come as a surprise to learn that lithium batteries loose 1% of their charge capacity with each charge and even the very best laptop batteries become useless after 1,000 or so charges. Many of us try our best to …
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How To Optimize Windows 7 For Gaming

Nothing can be more aggravating then to have your computer slow down while playing a computer game like Starcraft II, which makes knowing how to optimize a Windows 7 computer for gaming crucial for all of your hardcore gamers out there. I’m sure you all have experienced it either
directly or indirectly through someone else’s computer, but there is no
doubt you have experienced the pain that comes with a slow computer
while playing a game that demands an optimized computer. The more
impressive games out today require lots of system resources, powerful
processors, and massive amounts of hard drive …
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