Month: September 2011

Find Your Computer’s Boot Time in Windows 7

Delayed boot time and slow system performance has been a very common problem in Windows PC. People using system with one year warranty can tell you this simple fact with their own experience that the PC boot up time and system performance has dripped down with time. Such performance issues and slow boot up makes the PC experience very irritating at times. It also affects the performance of the system and output if you are using some high end application and software like video and image editing software. Users can follow the below mentioned very simple steps to improve the computer boot time in Windows 7 which will further also help to increase the system performance. Optimize and manage take information from Event Viewer: Step1: Click on Start Menu and Type ‘Event Viewer’ in the Search box. Now press Enter from the keyboard and it will load a new Window with lot option at the left hand pane. Step2: On the left pane in the Event Viewer window, try to look for the folder Applications and Services Logs/Microsoft/Windows/Diagnostics-Performance. Step3: Un-collapse these entries and select the ‘Operational’ option from the list. You can also see the complete diagnostic report of how your computer operates. Step4: Select the option which says ‘Filter Current Log’ from the right pane.  When the next window appears changes the “<All event logs>” into “100” and...

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Remove the default games from Windows 7

Windows 7 and any Windows operating system comes in bundled with preloaded games. These are classic games like Solitaire, MineSweeper, Spider Solitaire, etc which, for some people, very addictive and very good tool to pass time. However, for some it may be completely obsolete and useless game and they might want to remove them from the system. A user who has a high end computer which is completely customized for gaming experience will never be interested in such basic games or even a user who is using his or her Windows 7 Laptop or Desktop completely for business purpose and never use it for multimedia and entertainment purpose then he or she would also never want such games to be presented on system. These games take the system resource and also holds a certain amount of disk apace as well, so if you really are not interested to keep these games then you can follow these below mentioned simple steps to remove default games from your Windows 7 PC. Step1: Click on Start Menu and open Control Panel. This will load a new window with all the in-built Windows utilities and applications. Step2: Select the option ‘Uninstall a Program’ under the main page in Program heading. Step3: The previous step will load another window with new options. It will show you all the installed programs on your computer, now...

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Make Windows 7 GodMode Easier To Manage

It has been one of the best-discussed features of Windows 7 among the technicians, as it not only gives you an access to all the utility of Microsoft Windows 7 but is very handy as it gives you a chance to save time. GodMode not only give you an opportunity to use these tools but also brings them under one umbrella so that you can save your time and can use these utility to tweak in to the setting of the computer. If you look carefully at the GodMode you will notice, you can see it has 285 items listed and thus this tool, which has collection of all the utility of Window. It is a boon to have all them at one place. However, this boon, which is a plus point, can be a disadvantage as it becomes a long list and is difficult to find the utility, which may be at the end or in the middle of the list. Today we will discuss few simple steps to help you to narrow down GodMode, which will make it easier for you to use. For those who do not know how to create GodMode the steps to create god mode is simple. Create a folder and then rename it as GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. We would not recommend use of GodMode in Vista 64bit. As it may cause hardware crash and...

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How To Speed Up Your Home Network

Using wireless internet these days at home is just like home phones in 80’s. They are very important so much that even a slow internet connection makes us furious. Using Wireless internet is not always fast and can make interne to work slow. Today we will discuss something similar to that. We will discuss steps to improve the performance of the home network. Step 1: Please make sure you have placed your router or modem in an open area as heavy furniture at times can create problem,So keeping them in the middle of your house and in open area is a better way to make sure you are able to connect to the router. Step 2: Please make sure that there isno high frequency equipment like Cordless Phone or any other high frequency equipment around it may not be a problem in many cases but can cause problem for once-ubiquitous 2.4GHz wireless Band. Try switching channels in case it does not work. Steps 3: However, if you do not find correct result, we would suggest you some more handy tips. Please open the firmware of your modem or router (whichever you use for wireless).  You can find default gateway of your computer with the help of the command prompt and using msconfig. Once you open the firmware or the router page using the default gateway, please browse to the...

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How to Measure Wireless Router Performance

Does your wireless connection take more time to open webpages than your wired connection? Do you experience a dip in your Wi-Fi network when you shift from your living area to your bedroom? If yes, then this article is meant for you. In this article we’ll be discussing how to measure the performance of a wireless router. If you are not a techie, this important piece of information is dedicated to you. A router is a device which is used to channelize the flow of traffic between local computers networked together. A network which is connected via Ethernet Cables is referred to as a hard-wired network, while a network created using radio wave networks is called a wireless network. A wireless network is created with the use of wireless router. Determinants of the performance of a wireless router Performance of a wireless router depends on two factors viz. signal strength and throughput. Signal strength is the strength of the radio waves at a given point which is at a significant distance from router. In a nutshell Throughput can be defined as the amount of work a computer can do in a given time period. How to check signal strength? To check the signal strength it is advisable to install inSSIDer. inSSIDer is a freeware wi-fi network scanner for windows. inSSIDer, when running, notifies you about all the wireless networks...

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