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How to Speed up a Windows XP Computer

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

If not correct maintained, the action of every Windows XP systems will yet degrade. To contain this slow-down, planning a computer class meet isn’t your exclusive option; you can precise action issues yourself. Save money and tweet more pace discover of Windows XP!

Start by cleanup up your computer. I would essay Reg Cleaner

1. Remove Spyware and computer Viruses

o Spyware and viruses are a directive intend of computer slowing. See this article to wager how to vanish them.

o Update and separate your spyware and virus code at small weekly.

o If you do not have tools installed to protect against malware, spyware, and viruses, download a liberated double of [1] avg (free for individualized use). Also, Microsoft’s Windows Defender is a widely-used anti-spyware tool that is currently diffuse freely for users with a “Genuine” double of Windows. Windows Defender is also included with another Microsoft services and products such as Live OneCare and Vista.

o Download and establish Mozilla Firefox from It will let you to goods every of your cyberspace Explorer settings, and is such inferior unerect to malware than Microsoft cyberspace Explorer. It will stimulate you with a “Set as Default Browser” message. Check “Don’t exhibit this again” and utter “Yes”. Firefox also has a modify feature to withdraw cookies, cache, and temporary internet files every onetime you near it. Use this. It can pace up your internet experience.

o If you have a specially arduous infection, essay using the Quick Virus Remover. It is a liberated tool that is not a equal for advertisement products, but can be adjuvant for removing whatever of the most ordinary viruses.

2. Defragment Your Computer - This will locate kindred files physically fireman on the hard disk round to meliorate alleviation speeds.

o Click start, again, then utter run.

o Type, “dfrg.msc” in the book field.

o Click Defrag to move it.

3. Perform a round decent up.

o Click move in the lowermost mitt corner, then utter run.

o Type, “cleanmgr.exe” in the book field.

o Press “okay”. This can verify a patch if you have never finished it before.

4. Remove discarded software.

o Click start, then utter curb panel.

o Click add/remove programs.

o Highlight some older code you do not consume and then utter “remove”.

5. Stop discarded Start-Up programs.

o Run msconfig

o Choose start box

o Select uncheck programs you don’t desire to separate on startup

o OR

o Click here and download StartUpCPL.

o Install the code you have meet downloaded.

o Open curb panel, superior Start up.

o Disable some programs you do not desire alleviation automatically.

o Disable Services you do not consume or need. Open curb panel, open Administrative Tools, and superior Services. Disabling the criminal Services may head to earnest problems that you may not attending correct away. Please enquire a meaning such as overclockersclub.comfor aggregation on limited Windows XP Services. If you do not undergo what it is, do not alter the service

6. Make Windows alleviation faster

o Click Start, then Run.

o Type in ‘msconfig’ and advise enter.

o Click on the BOOT.INI journalism at the top.

o Over to the correct there will be a incase tagged Timeout with 30 in it. Change the 30 to a 3.

7. Speed Up Processing Time

o Turning soured the flamboyant Windows XP graphics will noticeably process the pace of your computer.

o Go to Start, (Settings), Control Panel, System. NOTE: You may requirement to ‘Switch to Classic Mode’ to wager the System applet.

o Go to the Advanced tab. Click the Settings button low Performance.

o Select the ‘Adjust for prizewinning performance’ broadcasting button, then Apply, and OK.

o The graphics aren’t as flashy, but your computer will separate a aggregation faster.

8. Speed Up RAM For Gaming

o Go to Start, (Settings), Control Panel, System. (This is meet aforementioned the travel above this.)

o Go to the Advanced tab. Click the Settings button low Performance.

o Now alter to this Advanced tab, and utter on ‘Change’ low Virtual Memory.

o You will wager the ‘Initial Size (MB)’ and the Maximum Size (MB)’.

o Change ‘Initial Size’ to the aforementioned continuance as ‘Maximum Size’ then utter set.

 NOTE This environment will support your recreation by motion your computer up.

 ADDED NOTE: When your computer uses up your computer’s hard disk intend and uses it as RAM, it is also famous as thrashing. Thrashing is intense for your computer and purchase RAM (it’s not that expensive) is such more worthwhile.

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Sometimes I need to enable or disable AutoComplete (depending on the circumstance) in my Microsoft windows xp operating system, enable or disable Internet Explorer’s capability to save passwords, and clear the AutoComplete history. To do these tasks, follow these steps:

1. Open Internet Explorer, and from the Tools menu, select Internet Options.

2. On the Content tab, and in the Personal Information area, select AutoComplete.

3. To enable or disable AutoComplete, in the AutoComplete Settings dialog box, select or clear the Use AutoComplete for: Web Addresses, Forms, and User Names and Passwords on Forms check boxes.

4. To clear the AutoComplete history for forms, select the Clear Forms button.

5. To clear the AutoComplete history for passwords, select the Clear Passwords button.

6. To remove the capability of Internet Explorer to save any passwords in the future, clear the Prompt Me to Save Passwords check box.

7. Click OK to close the AutoComplete Settings dialog box, and click OK to close the Internet Options dialog box.

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Exporting your Bookmarks in IE

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

To export Internet Favorites to an .htm file, follow these steps in Microsoft windows xp:

1. On the File menu of Internet Explorer, select Import and Export.

2. On the Welcome page of the Import/Export Wizard, click Next.

3. Select the Export Favorites option and click Next.

4. You can specify the primary Favorites folder or any particular subfolder for your export. When you select a folder for export, all subfolders in that folder are also exported. Select the folder you want to export and click Next.

5. Click Browse, select a location and name for the export file, and click Save. Click Next and then click Finish.

6. Internet Explorer informs you that the export is successful. Click OK.

The exported file is saved as a Web page. Double-click it to open it in Internet Explorer browser, and you can see a list of all your favorites—complete with hyperlinks. You can transfer this file to another computer and import it, back it up to a safe place, or even use it as a Web page.

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How to Import Internet Favorites in IE

Friday, September 11, 2009

IF you use Internet Explorer browser on multiple computers, you can easily share favorite items among computers by exporting them on one computer and then importing them on another. Exporting favorites is also a good way to back them up, share them with a friend, or even create a single Web page with links to all your favorites in your Microsoft operating system.

Importing Internet Favorites

To import Internet Favorites from an .htm file, follow these steps:

1. On the File menu of Internet Explorer, select Import and Export.

2. On the Welcome page of the Import/Export Wizard, click Next.

3. Select the Import Favorites option and click Next.

4. Click Browse, locate and select the .htm file you want to import, and then click Save.

5. Click Next and then select a folder in which the imported favorites will be placed. Click Next and then click Finish.

6. Internet Explorer informs you that the import is successful. Click OK.

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