21 Ways to Speed Up Vista
Planning to upgrade to Windows Vista? This article will show you how to get your computer Vista-ready
How to optimize Vista’s dynamic Aero User Interface for optimal operational speed and performance.
How to optimize Vista visual effects to obtain an optimal balance between appearance and performance.
How to disable any of the Vista features that you do not use, so as to free up system resources and speed up peformance.
How to disable Vista’s side bar permanently or temporarily. Also learn how to disable all or some of the gadgets that come with Vista.
How to speed up Vista’s unique Flip3D feature to boost performance. Also learn how to disable this feature if you have no use for it.
How to free up valuable disk space by removing any files that you do not need, such as temporary Internet files, temporary computer files, off-line web-pages and the crapware that often comes with new PCs.
How to remove programs that you never or rarely use, to free up even more disk space resources and speed up your PC.
How to reclaim system resources by disabling any services that you do not need.
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How to end some of the multiple instances of svchost.exe that are typical of a Vista system, as well as the notorious "ctfmon.exe" process.
How to optimize the startup process by managing the number of programs that automatically load every time that you start Windows.
How to use a few simple tweaks that will get your Vista computer up and running faster.
How to regularly update your system by manually or automatically installing the Windows updates, as well as available driver and software updates.
How to tweak your power settings to achieve a balance between power modes and system performance.
How to get rid of computer viruses from your system, which would otherwise wreak havoc and even cause your system to crash.
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How to rid your Vista system of spyware, which not only threatens your privacy, but also drain syste resources and threaten the security of your PC.
How to get rid of viruses, worms, trojans and other forms of malware that infest computer systems and often seriously degrade performance.
How to use Vista’s System Restore feature to troubleshoot a sluggish system by “rolling back" (restoring) your system to the exact same state as it was a specific point in time in the past.
How to end resource-intensive processes that are drawing heavily on your system and slowing down performance.
How to close unresponsive programs that are slowing down your system or causing it to freeze up.
How to maintain an error-free hard disk drive by using Vista’s chkdsk utility on a regular basis.
How to cleanup your hard disk drive using the Disk Clean up utility to maintain optimal performance.
How to use significantly increase performance by using the Disk Defragmenter to reverse fragmentation.
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How to maintain a healthy hard disk drive using Vista’s "hidden" disk cleanup utility, which is designed to provide you access to additional space-recovering, speed-booting options.
How to get rid of old system restore points and shadow copies that take up valuable hard disk space.
How to use Vista’s unique ReadyBoost utility to extend your RAM without having to install additional physical memory.
How to tweak your paging file, also called a “swap file," to optimize virtual memory and boost performance.
How to use two page files to speed up disk access and speed up your Vista system.
How to use Vista’s Direct Memory Access (DMA) feature to significantly the enhance the performance and speed of your Vista system by optimizing data transfer to and from your computer’s RAM.
How to shop for and select software applications and hardware components that are Vista compatible, and make for optimal perfmance.
How to upgrade your physical memory by installing additional RAM into your Vista system, significantly boosting performance.
How to choose and install a Vista-compatible graphics card to make the most of Vista’s visual and graphical features
Learn how to upgrade your hard disk drive not only to speed up speed and performance, but also to extend its working life.
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How to create and use a striped volume to double hard-drive throughput and significantly boost operational speed and performance.
How to optimize disk performance by enabling write caching for your hard drive and external USB drive Enable Advanced Write Caching.
How to manually adjust the processor priority for a particular program or process so as to assign it higher or lower CPU priority.
How to optimize Vista’s Windows Search Indexing feature to speed up your searches as well as overall performance.
how to monitor the usage of your system’s resources by the various programs, processes and services that are currently running on your PC.
How to use Vista’s Reliability and Perfomance monitor to diagnose and troubleshoot certain performance problems.
How to reclaim valuable system resources and boost performance by disabling security features that you do not need.
How to configure your network settings to o ptimize operational speed and performance.