Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC
Remove Spyware and Viruses:
Spy ware and viruses are leading causes of computer slowdown.
Update and run your spyware and virus software every week.
Malware byte is one suchsoftware which is freely available for download.
Once the application isdownloaded from the web install it on your PC and run a Quick Scan.
Defragment Your Computer:
Click start, again, thenclick run.
Type,"dfrg.msc" in the text field.
Click Defrag to startit.
Perform a disk clean up:
Click start in thebottom left corner, then click run.
Type,"cleanmgr.exe" in the text field.
Press "okay".This can take a while if you have never done it
Make Windows Load Faster:
Click Start, and thenRun. Type in 'msconfig' and pressenter.
Click on the BOOT.INItab at the top.
Over to the right therewill be a box labeled Timeout with 30 in it.
Change 30 to 3.
Speed Up Processing Time:
Turning off the fancyWindows XP desktop background will noticeably increase the speed of yourcomputer. Using any picture that is nota default option will considerably reduce the system performance.
Right Click on yourdesktop. Then click on properties.
Click again on Desktoptab and choose any default windows background.
Set Page file size:
Go to Start, (Settings),Control Panel, and System.
Go to the advanced tab.Click the Settings button under Performance.
Now switch to thisadvanced tab, and click on 'Change' under Virtual Memory.
You will see the'Initial Size (MB)' and the Maximum Size (MB)'. Change 'Initial Size' to thesame value as 'Maximum Size. Click on Ok then Apply and then ok twice.
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