It’s a proven fact: The more programs you install on your computer, the slower it will eventually become. Let’s revisit this almost two decade-old position in 2010 and see if it still holds true for today’s machines and the modern operating system Windows 7.
Archive for January, 2010
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Did you know that Windows adds a ton of personal information to many files you create or edit? It attaches this data to a wide variety of file types, including Word documents, JPEG images, and MP3 files. What does this data consist of? Everyone you send your files to can see not only your full [...]
This past Saturday, January 9, the Winnipeg Free Press published another computer Q&A column from TuneUp’s Tibor Schiemann. In this column, he offers some tips on how users can check the status of their laptops’ battery power. For Windows XP, Vista and 7 users, he suggests using the free tool BatteryBar 1.3 to determine the [...]
Astonishing! When we launched this blog, the goal was to help the average PC owner get the most out of their computer. According to a survey that TuneUp recently worked on with Harris Interactive, our hunch that users could benefit from some tips and tricks was right. Let’s dive into some of the interesting trends [...]