The PC optimization process does not just make your computer run more smoothly. It also has an impact on Mother Nature—and consumers’ bills, too! In this post, I’ll discuss the environmental benefits of PC optimization and how consumers can “go green” when it comes to Windows tuning. What Is Green Computing? To understand what green [...]
Archive for April, 2010
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I was a bit surprised when the marketing team here at TuneUp asked for my opinion on a new piece of advertising content. Perhaps, they have lost their own opinions or been reading too many books about user-driven marketing? Wink, wink.
There’s no doubt about it—Windows 7 is the most beautiful-looking, Microsoft operating system yet. There are endless possibilities—including icons and backgrounds—for styling Windows 7. Let’s start off with a simple ‘how to’ guide for changing the entire user interface of the operating system. There are easy ways to make Windows 7 even better, sleeker, and [...]
Changing your desktop wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to customize your desktop. Windows 7 comes with a great new feature that lets you rotate your wallpapers in a slideshow. In this blog post, you will learn how to create a slideshow with your favorite desktop wallpapers in Windows 7.
Does your PC seem to run slowly right after you start it? Did you follow all of the optimization tips we’ve covered on the TuneUp Blog so far? If so, your computer may be bogged down by a renegade process that continuously uses nearly all of your processor (or CPU) resources. In this post, I’ll show you just how much of an effect this has on your PC, what may be the cause and what you can do to prevent this from happening.
Remember the disaster that occurred after we installed 200 programs on a notebook? Our PC became so slow and was essentially unusable. The TuneUp Blog team then uninstalled all of the programs and compared the machine’s current performance to its original state. The results? Performance significantly improved, however, it was still not at the optimum [...]