Saturday, January 30, 2010
Posted on 1:36 AM by Remote Computer Support
Are you wondering how to speed up Windows 7 without having to spend money? Even though, Windows 7 is a light version that runs quickly but still some people have complaint that the Operating System is not performing well on their system. If you want to speed up the Operating System, go through the article, it might help.
windows 7 speed tweaks
The official launch Windows 7 is just round the corner. Presently, people have got the taste of Windows 7 through the Release Candidate (RC) version. Many people have tried and tested this version. Features like touch screen technology, improved taskbar, Jumplists, Bitlocker makes it an attractive deal for thousands. But there are a lot of things that needs to be taken care of before updating your system to Windows 7. First of all one must confirm that his system meets the minimum requirements:
• 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
• 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
• 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
• DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
If your computer meets all the above mentioned requirements, and is still running slow with this OS; then the problem lies elsewhere. Usually, if you have been running Windows Vista or XP on the same system then there is hardly any reason for Windows 7 to give any kind of trouble. Although some people running millennium edition of Windows face problem in upgrading the system to Windows 7.
You can start by checking the number of programs that are automatically running in the background as Windows 7 starts itself. Large number of programs running considerably slows down your computer. Simply click Start, then Run and then type "msconfig". Press enter. A list of startup programs will appear before you. Remove those unwanted programs that you do not wish to run on startup.
windows 7 registry speedIf it does not help, another thing that you can do to solve the Windows 7 slow down problem is to clean up the windows registry. This is one of the most effective ways to increase the speed of computer. Many registry cleaners are available for Windows 7 on the internet, you can buy one.
Now despite of trying each of the steps given above, if your system speed does not improve, you must take external help from a technician or take services from an online computer support company.