OSNews has a great article on how to approach a Windows tune up, what’s involved, and how to go about it. Very detailed, accurate and well written. I work on PC’s daily, as well as working on my own PC, and a a good tune up can solve a lot of issues and make your computing experience better. I definitely recommend giving your PC a good cleaning monthly, inside and out!
Google “Windows tuning” and you’ll find tons of good performance tips.Butthere’s a problem. Many web sites present random tips withoutprioritizing them. The focushereis on high-payback techniques that do not require deep expertise. I’llstick to what’s easy andwhatworks.
There are four goals in performance tuning. You want to:
- Reduce the processor load
- Reduce memory usage
- Reclaim disk space and optimize disk access
- Ensure optimal use of the network connection
How important each of these is depends on the system you’re tuning.