Are you sure that you’re getting the very best performance out of your PC? Whether you’re running Windows Vista or Windows 7, try these tips to give your PC a little extra zip.
Limit how many programs run at startup
There are a lot of programs that load automatically when you boot up your PC—which can really hamper performance. To manage these programs like a pro, learn how to get a comprehensive view of what’s running:
Click the Start button Picture of the Start button, type System Configuration in the search box, and then click System Configuration in the list of results.