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How to eliminate the needless visual effects for better windows performance?

Today tip will help you to increase the performance of your computer by eliminating the needless visual effects. By default windows XP gives you many options in the graphics fields to enjoy maximum graphics. For example, you can add pictures on folders and drop shadow on icon to give you better look but it will effect on the performance of your computer, especially on an older computer. Window XP has many default graphics which is not so useful for a common user, if you re-adjust these graphics then there is less effect on the user activities but the performance of computer will be increase tremendously. Here I will tell you how to choose:
To edit these settings, first you should log onto your computer with administrative rights.
Click Start button and type sysdm.cpl in Run box then press Ok button for next.

Here a dialog box will appear with the title "System Properties", select "Advanced" tab.

Here click on Settings button under Performance area.

When you have done then "Performance Options" dialog box will appear with different options. Here select the Visual Effects tab and choose the settings you want to use for the appearance and performance of windows on this computer.

Turns off all the visual effects in the option of "Adjust for best performance" and when you select the option "Adjust for best appearance" it will gives you opposite effect ,Everything will turns on. Selecting "Let Windows choose what's best for my computer" triggers, as you might guess, different choices on different computers. And to pick and choose individual effects yourself, choose "custom" then decide which ones you want.



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You may not like the advice I am about to give but in my honest opinion either got to windows XP or wait for windows 7 due anytime.

Other than that you may wish to use add remove programs to remove any that you no longer use.

Remove any un wanted or in many cases un-needed tool-bars.

A good clean up may help you out considerably.

Depending on how much ram you already have then maybe extra ram would also be of benefit.

Vista is a known resource hog I have yet to actually recommend it to anyone and still advise people to stick to XP.

As a Microsoft beta tester I can however recommend Windows 7.

It does make Vista look slow and anyone who has used vista will notice the difference in speed but not too much in use.

It is what Vista should have been.

Sep 13, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

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