Tuesday, 3 September 2013

99 Ways to Make Your Computer Blazingly Fast

99 Ways to Make Your Computer Blazingly Fast


1. Use free tools like SmartDefrag to defragment your computer hard disk.
2. Also, defragment your Windows pagefile and registry.
3. Clean up hard drive disk space by removing temporary files; recycle bin, hibernation and many more.
4. Use the Startup Delayer to speed up the boot time of Windows. 
5. Disable those startup programs which are not of any use using MSCONFIG utility.
6. Paging file controlled by Windows can cause defragmentation. Thus, keep the paging file in different 
hard drive or partition.
7. Turn off the indexing is a simple way to increase performance.
8. Turn off fancy visual effects in Windows by going to Performance Options.
9. Use free program called Bootvis from Microsoft to optimize the boot time of Windows.
10. Registry cleaning should be done by removing broken shortcuts, missing shared DLLs, invalid paths, 
invalid installer references and more. 
11. Remove spyware using Ad-Aware, Giant Antispyware, SUPERAntiSpyware, and many more. 
12. In case, you have deeper spyware infection then use HijackThis to remove it.
13. PC Decrapifier can be used to remove unwanted pre-installed software.
14. It is better to disable unnecessary Windows services, settings, and programs as it slows down your 
15. You can tweak Windows XP and Windows Vista settings using free programs.
16. Disable UAC (User Account Control) in Windows Vista.
17. Tweak your mouse settings to copy and paste faster, scroll faster, navigate quickly while browsing, 
18. Use CCleaner to delete temporary and unused files.
19. Delete your Internet browsing history, temporary Internet files as well as cookies to free up disk 
20. Improve performance by cleaning Windows prefetch folder. 
21. Speed up Windows boot time by disabling XP boot logo.
22. Lessen the number of fonts that your computer has to load up on startup.
23. Free up RAM by unloading DLLs from memory.
24. For better performance, run DOS programs in separate memory spaces.
25. If you regularly backup your Windows machine using third party software then turn off system restore.
26. Keep your My Documents folder on a separate partition or hard drive.
27. Increase performance by turning off default disk performance monitors on Windows XP.
28. Disable unused ports on your Windows machine to speed up boot time.
29. Using Process Lasso, you can speed up your computer.
30. Disable search for network files and printers.
31. Disable the Vista thumbnails cache in Windows Vista.
32. You can edit the right-click context menu in Windows XP and Vista as well as remove unnecessary    

       items to increase display speed.
33. By using Windows Performance Toolkit and the trace logs, you can speed up boot time.
34. Use an external DNS server such as OpenDNS to speed up your Internet browsing.
35. With ReadyBoost, you can improve the performance of Vista.
36. For browsing web pages faster, you can use the service called Finch.
37. Disable the unnecessary services in Vista using Vista services Optimizer.
38. Use programs that try to prefetch and cache the sites you are going to visit. 
39. Enhance the speed of Mozilla Firefox by installing an add-on known as FasterFox as well as by    

      changing the configuration settings.
40. Also, you can learn to build your own computer with fastest parts and hardware.
41. Speed up file copying in Windows XP and Vista with a program called TeraCopy. 
42. Disable automatic Last Access Timestamp so as to speed up Windows XP.
43. You can speed up the start menu in Vista by hacking MenuShowDelay key in the registry.
44. Utilize the RAM of your system properly by increasing the FileSystem memory cache in Vista.
45. Install more RAM if you have less than 512 MB in Windows XP.
46. Reduce the wait time to kill suspended applications so as to make shut down faster.
47. Select “Adjust for best performance” on the Performance tab in System Properties.
48. Partition your hard drives to maximize performance while reinstalling Windows.
49. For installing all your programs into a virtual layer, you can use Altiris software virtualization.
50. Always install junk program, games, etc. into virtual machines instead of the host operating system. 
51. Avoid clearing your paging file during shutdown.
52. Convert your FAT disk to the NTFS file system if XP or Vista computer is not using NFTS.
53. Keep all your drivers in Windows, including chipset and motherboard drivers updated.
54. Run the built-in Windows Disk Cleanup utility at regular intervals.
55. In Device Manager, enable DMA mode in Windows XP for IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.
56. Removing unnecessary or old programs from Add/Remove dialog of the Control Panel can make your 
computer fast.
57. Check for bad memory on your PC by using a program click memtest86 or Prime95.
58. Update your BIOS version. 
59. Whenever you get time, clean your mouse, keyboard and computer fans of dust along with other buildup.
60. Replace a slow hard drive with a faster 7200 RPM drive, SATA drive, or SAS drive.
61. By changing Master/Slave to Cable Select on your hard drive configuration, you can decrease the boot 

62. Scan your computer for viruses.
63. Swipe away extra toolbars from your Windows taskbar as well as from Internet browser.
64. Disable the Windows Vista Sidebar.
65. Having a SATA drive, you can enable the advanced write caching features.
66. Using keyboard shortcuts for Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, or create your own keyboard shortcuts
can also be helpful.
67. Increase performance by turning off Aero visual effects in Windows Vista.
68. Overclock your processor.
69. Delete unnecessary items and type “sendto” in the Run dialog box to speed up the Send To menu in
70. Download all latest Windows Updates, Service Packs, and hot fixes.
71. By using the ScanDisk orchkdsk utility, check for other errors in your hard drive.
72. Disable hardware which you are not using by going into BIOS.
73. Disable the Recent Documents feature in Windows if you are not using it.
74. Disable error reporting in Windows XP.
75. Use the Windows Classic theme under Display Properties.
76. Disable short filenames.
77. Don’t keep lots of files into one folder.
78. In case, you have files that are very large then increase the cluster size on NTFS to 16K or even 32K 
       instead of 4K.
79. For better performance, move your paging file to the second drive and formatting the volume using 
FAT32 instead of NTFS.
80. Turn off the unnecessary features in Vista.
81. Install a free or commercial anti-virus program.
82. Uninstall programs and applications using Revo Uninstaller. It will remove the remnants left behind by
       normal uninstalls.
83. Install several hard drives into your machine and set them up in RAID 0, RAID 5, or other RAID 
84. Upgrade to 2.0 port. And, if you have Firewire port then use it instead of a USB port.
85. Remove the drivers for all old devices.
86. Go for a faster operating system.
87. Reformat it.
88. Internet browsing can be speed up by increasing the number of max connections per server in the 
89. Using uTorrent to download torrents, you can change the settings to increase the download speed.
90. Keep a desktop background with a small and simple bitmap image.
91. Both MIN and MAX should be same number for the Virtual Memory setting in Windows.
92. For instant search on Google or Wikipedia, add them to the Vista Start Menu Instant Search box.
93. For a previously used PC, check the BIOS for optimal settings.
94. Enable the write cache if you have SCSI drive.
95. Enable the onboard processor for the network card if you have a machine with an older network card.
96. Disable the Welcome Center splash screen that always pops up in Windows Vista.
97. Turn off Windows Defender protection if you have anti-spyware installed.
98. By enabling PAE, you can force Windows to see and use the entire RAM.
99. The simplest way is to buy a new computer.

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