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Computer runs slow, much software. Cannot find

Computer runs slow, so much software. Cannot find which software is not used or underused, so that I may "uninstall" it/them. Running Windows Vista on an HP pc. How can I get Windows Vista to show this data?

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Go to Start, Control Panel, then to Programs and Settings. Right click on top of the columns (The ones that have the program names, etc) is light blue on to says Name, Publisher, etc. Choose the selection MORE... then put a check on "Last Used On" and this will show you the last time you used the program and you can then determine which ones you dont use.

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Select selective start up from msconfig, download reginout to make ur pc a little faster, kill some suspicious process

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Well, this is just to inform that Windows Vista also has this property to show that when was a program last used. What you need to do is Go to uninstall a program, right click where it is written name or publisher and select more. Scroll down and tick the box showing last used. The related information will be shown.
One thing also you can do is to install computer management software like CCleaner which you can download for free from:

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download/standard

This link will directly download the software for you.

Then you can analyze your registry for errors, will allow you to manage your system restore points, will also help you to gain disk space deleting the files you don't need. One thing is worth notable that CCleaner doesn't touch any of your documents and personal files or so.
You need to take a precaution not to delete the old PREFETCH data because this data is used by Windows to check which programs you use the most and helps speeding up your system.

Again you can increase the size of the pagefile in your system, so that it can be used as RAM by the system whenever needed.

To help you more we need to know which Operating System you are using. Believe me, there is a lot we can do together to speed up your system.

Please feel free to write to us.

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As far as I know Vista does not show this information like in XP. Best thing you can do is delete the larger size programs or try to remember the ones you dont use.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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