How to Speed Up Windows 7

How to Make Windows 7 Faster

If your PC seems slow, you can revive its performance by following few steps, here i will show, few essential tips that can help speed up Windows 7 performance on laptops or computers.

Step 1: Run Disk Cleanup
This utility will delete junk files on your hard disk. For some users, this may lead to increased performance.
Open File Explorer> select C drive, right click on it, and select Properties> click on Disk Cleanup. The utility will need to calculate what files are junk, and this process can take several minutes.
After the utility is finished loading, select which files you wish to remove. Disk Cleanup provides a description for each file type that you select.

Step 2: Defragment the hard drive. As files are moved around, installed, and deleted, they leave behind fragments that can slow down your computer’s ability to access your hard drive. Defragging is typically set to run on a schedule by default, but you can run it manually too.

Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragment.
Click "Defragment disk".
If the number is above 10%, you should defragment the disk.

Step 3: Delete Temp and Prefetch files
This is the most useful technique to Improve Performance.
Open RUN command shortcut “Win + R”, type the following word and hit enter:
Ø  temp
Ø  %temp%
Ø  prefetch

Step 4: Run a reputable antivirus program. The best way to combat viruses is to prevent them. There are several free and trusted antivirus programs available online. Your antivirus program should be running whenever your computer is connected to the internet.
Regularly scans your PC to help keep it safe. If you want to set your own scan schedule: Open your antivirus.

Step 5: Remove unnecessary programs from startup. Many programs will install extensions that start up with your computer. They are designed to provide quick access to that program, but too many can significantly increase your startup time.
Click start button>> search with “msconfig” click on it or press Enter. Click the Startup tab on the System Configuration main window.

It is likely that this list contains a number of programs you may not have even realized were running on your computer during startup, or even at all.
Uncheck the programs you don't need and click OK.

Step 6: Remove Old Programs
Uninstall unused programs. Besides taking up hard disk space, old programs may still be running processes in the back, even if you never use them.
>> Click start button >> and click control panel >> click Uninstall program, under program option

If you don’t intend to use these programs, remove them to free up space.
Select the program you want to remove and click