The Windows Speed Up Guide – Part 2 As discussed in Part 1, there is no question that your PC using the Windows OS will slow down over time. Part 1 covered steps to reduce uninstall “bloatware” and other programs you are no longer using, and clean up your registry. In addition we reminded you of the need to ensure your system is not infected with malware, spyware or viruses. In The Windows
The Windows Speed Up Guide – Part 1 There’s no question that your PC using Windows will slow down over time. There are simple steps you can take to reduce disk fragmentation, uninstall “bloatware” and other programs you are no longer using, and clean up your registry. In addition, you need to ensure your system is not infected with malware, spyware or viruses. In a Part 2, we will examine some other steps you
Benchmarks Show Dramatic Performance Gains with an SSD Drive Upgrade The prices continue to drop on SSD drives, making them now, more than ever, an attractive upgrade for your PC or Laptop. In short there are three reasons you should consider an SSD Upgrade, swapping our that primary hard drive with an SSD drive. Significantly Improved Read/Write Performance They Consume Less Power They are Durable They also weigh less and operate
Clean your Windows Registry with CCleaner Like it or not, keeping your windows PC running as it should, requires some maintenance. We discussed in an earlier Hot PC Tip the ability to cleanup, and delete unnecessary system files and free up hard drive space using Disk Cleanup. Periodically you should use a more thorough method, such as the one provided by CCleaner to clean the Windows registry etc. A good Registry Cleaner is
Verify SSD Trim Support – It is Important! You need to understand what TRIM does for your SSD drive, to appreciate why it is so important. You probably know your SSD drive is blazing fast at reading data, but not as fast at writing data. Here is why: When copying data to your new SSD it is copying to a blank space, so it is able to operate at full speed.