Posts Tagged ‘performance’

Microsoft Readies Task Manager for Large Scale Computer Systems

Friday, October 28th, 2011

I wonder if any of these improvements will eventually be implemented on the PC version of Task Manager?

When you look at the performance view of Windows Task Manager on your desktop PC you probably see between two or eight logical processors listed in the interface. On large scale computer systems running Windows 7, the count may be a lot higher. Microsoft showed a screenshot of the performance tab of Windows Task Manager with 160 logical processors.


Increase Windows 7 Performance in 4 Easy Steps

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

If your disappointed with the performance of your new Windows 7 PC, here’s how to speed it up a bit …

Even if you’ve just bought a brand new computer complete with Windows 7, you may find you’re lacking some power. Most new computers are pretty quick these days, but they are usually set to some default settings that can be tweaked to give you more power for nothing. These tips aim to show you a few easy to change settings that will release some extra power and speed up your computer without having to install anything.


Schedule Regular Disk Cleanup in Windows 7 and Improve Performance

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Here’s a very basic (but also very helpful) trick for Windows users …

All versions of Windows feature the Disk Cleanup utility that liberates space on your hard drive when it is bogged down with useless data. It is important to use the Disk Cleanup utility in Windows 7 regularly, at least on a weekly basis. Much of the data that needs to be cleared includes temporary internet files containing sensitive data such as passwords and credit card numbers. By leaving the data there, you are simply begging for viruses to snatch personal information and overall operating system performance is diminished as this data accumulates over time. The following examples and steps are from Windows 7 but will work on Vista, as the two versions have many similarities.