Windows® 7 Features and Tips to Quick Boot
What features are offered with Windows 7 and how boot Windows 7 fast?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System available from Microsoft. This has got some new and improved features. There are many features associated with Windows 7. Home Group is the latest home networking manager that is present in this. You could connect two and more than two systems having Windows 7 in order to share files like music, photos and documents. They are protected by passwords. Jump Lists is another feature. When you right click on any icon on taskbar, it would show a lot of files that are opened from that program. New taskbar is another new feature present. In this, no titles would be followed in program icons. As a result, you could include more programs in taskbar. The 'Play to' feature could send the play list to any of the Home Group computer, media player hardware like stereo and TV. Using this feature, you could turn on the system in to the multimedia server for complete house. The User Account Control present in Windows 7 would always ask for the user’s permission when any program tries to install. This would enhance the security.
Below given points are tips to quick boot Windows 7:
- Increasing processors
- Make hardware changes
- Reduce startup items
Firstly, open 'Run' from the 'Start' menu. In that, type MSConfig and click OK. You would then go to Boot tab. If you are using multi boot or dual boot, you need to specify that OS which needs to be changed. You would then click Advanced options. In the box for Number of processors, select check mark. You need to select maximum number of CPU processors value and need to click OK. After that, click OK twice. This would close System Configuration and need to restart system.
Make hardware changes
In order to decrease the boot time, you have to make some hardware changes. It would be better to add more memory. In order to do that, you need to check the motherboard, and check for the available slots there. Then, try to add maximum memory. You need to check for the hard drive and try to replace that hard drive with faster RPM drive.
It is needed to manage all the programs that are installed on your computer. The time needed to boot the system would depend on how many startup items present on your computer. These programs would load on the system when you boot. To reduce the boot up time, reduce the startup items. In the Run, you would type MSCONFIG and click OK. You would then click Startup tab to see which all items are in the startup. If there are many start up programs, that would cause the slow booting of system. You need to uncheck the items, which are not necessary in the Windows 7 startup.
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