Increasing performance in Windows® 7
Are you running your system on Windows 7? Find out how to increase the performance of the system.
Windows 7 is the latest OS from Microsoft based on the Windows platform. This OS is stable and extremely simple to use. The highly user friendly interface and the visually appealing GUI has made Windows 7 extremely popular. Windows 7 has been specifically designed for performance users and this OS tends to bring out the best in a system in terms of performance. However, some users might face decreased performance from their systems after using Windows 7 for a while. Users might face decrease in performance when performing tasks such as copying files, transferring data onto other media, multi-tasking with more than one application etc. There are many reasons as to why the performance of your system running on Windows 7 has slowed down. Malware infections, registry issues, fragments of unwanted data on the hard disk, temporary files using up lot of system memory are some of the common reasons.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to fix performance issues with Windows 7:
- Execute Antivirus
- Clean registry
- Defragment hard disk
The slowdown of your system running on Windows 7 might be because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware are known to consume lot of system resources which would decrease the amount of resources available for the user to perform tasks such as copying files etc. All Windows 7 users facing performance issues are recommended to install and use antivirus program so that all malware from the system can be effectively removed. This will improve the performance of the system.
The registry on your system operating on Windows 7 is the place where all information regarding the working of the system are stored and accessed. Registry entries are created automatically and over time they might become very large in numbers and unwanted entries in the system registry may cause system slow down. Users are therefore advised to clean the registry of the system (either manually or with the help of registry cleaning software) to improve the performance of the system.
Defragment hard disk
All data on your computer operating on Windows 7 is stored on the hard disk. Even if some of the data on the hard disk is removed, traces of the data would remain and this will cause the present data on the hard disk to be stored in an unorganized manner. This would mean that when the data is accessed (for copying or any other purpose), system would take lot of time to respond. In such cases, the performance of the system can be increased by defragmenting the hard disk as this would get rid of unwanted data clusters.
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