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How to speed up Windows 7 Performance

November 06, 2012 By: Jono Category: Windows 7

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How to speed up Windows 7 performance is needed for optimal performance in accessing every application, be it a program or a directory on your Computer PC or Laptop.

How important performance Windows 7 that we use, but sometimes it is simply ignored. The lack of knowledge on how to improve the performance of Windows 7, making the user unable to improve the performance of your computer / laptop is used. . To the extent that emotions users see the computer / laptop performance is very slow, especially when you’re opening the application or file size is very large.

This method is summarized based on the experience that I apply in my own windows 7.

How to speed up Windows 7 performance on PC/ Laptops:

1. Computer or Laptop Specifications
The main thing to note is that the specifications used computers and laptops. Windows 7 is the OS that has the speed and interface better OS compared to its predecessor, so as to meet the optimal performance required minimum spec is,

  • Processor 2 GHz Dual Core
  • RAM / 1 GB memory
  • Hard disk 160 GB

2. Remove Programs does not Important
Eliminate programs that you think are not important and very seldom and never used, because the program will only increase the utilization capacity of the hard disk and RAM.

Uninstall the program by:
Start> Control Panel> Uninstall a program.

3. Defragment Hard disk
Defragment your hard disk serves to fragment and repair hard disk. Fragmentation occurs when the hard disk often install and uninstall programs, which can degrade the performance of your computer or laptop.

Perform Defragment your hard disk by:
Start> all programs> accessories> system tools> disk defragmenter, defragment do all these directory location.
Or you can use the Utility tools like tune-up utility.

4. Reducing the Startup Program
Applications available at the time of startup will automatically work when the computer or laptop is turned on. A large number of applications in the switch at startup will slow down the performance of your computer or laptop when first turned on. Examples of programs that should be disabled on startup: adobe reader, Microsoft Office, etc… But do not disable Antivirus.

Disable unnecessary programs at startup by the way:
Start> run> type msconfig> click OK> select start up> uncheck unnecessary applications> click OK> restart.
Or you can find tricks to speed up Windows 7 boot.

5. Check / scan Virus
Virus attacks on the computer or laptop is very influential on the performance of Windows 7, although the effects of the virus don’t attack the important files, but surely there is a file that was attacked by a virus although the impact is not visible. Usually the virus attacks the memory thus slowing down the performance of your computer or laptop.
Do scanning using an antivirus that is always updated regularly. Do scanning at least once a week.

6. Disable System Index Search
System Index happen at any time to the user windows 7 and each index takes the amount of memory.

Disable system index search by:
Start> type services.msc in the search box> enter> windows search> stop or disable.

7. Disable System Services is not required
Turning off unnecessary system services will increase the speed of booting a computer or laptop.

Disabling system services can be done by:
Start> type services> in the search box> enter> right click on the services you want to disable> properties> disable or stop> click OK> restart.

8. Disable Display Features
Windows 7 has many features that are used to enhance the appearance. If this feature is enabled, so it will take VGA and memory, will consequently slow down the computer or laptop.
Disabling the feature display by:

  • Disable aero themes
    Right-click on the desktop> Personalize> select Windows 7 Basic
  • Disable aero peek
    Right-click on the taskbar> properties> uncheck the use aero peek to preview the desktop.
  • Disable aero shake
    Start> type gpedit.msc > enter> user configuration> administrative templates> desktop> on the right pane double-click turn off aero shake windows minimizing mouse gesture> enable> Ok.
  • Disable aero snap
    Control panel> ease of access> ease of access center> make the mouse Easier to use> put checks on the Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when to the edge of the screen> Ok.

9. Accelerating system shutdown
Speed up shutdown system can be done by:
Start> type in the search box regedit> enter> HKEY-LOCAL_MACHINE> SYSTEM> Current Control Set> Control> Wait To Kill Service TimOut right click> Modify> change the default value becomes smaller> OK.

10. Enable Core Boot
By enabling all the cores will speed up the boot process on your computer or laptop.

To enable this to be done by:
Start> type msconfig in the search box> enter> click the boot tab> select the operating system windows 7> advance option> put checks on the number of processors> select the number of processors. For more optimal you need to read the article on How to Speed up Windows 7 Boot.

Create 10 tips speed up Windows 7 performance became user’s guide for your Computer / laptop. I hope there are no more words to access your computer are slow, real slow because it depends on the maintenance you do.

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