So far in our spring cleaning series, we’ve shown you just how much junk can accumulate inside your PC and some quick steps for clearing this out. But don’t put away your cleaning supplies yet, this week we’ll give you five more tips to finish off your spring cleaning to ensure a summer of optimal [...]
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In last week’s spring-cleaning experiment, we cleared out more than 125 GBs of data junk on just a handful of PCs. Now, we’re taking our spring cleaning to the next level to show you just how we cleaned them – and the steps you can take to have that “just like new” feel in your [...]
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide 2012, Part One: 16 PCs. 125 GB of Junk. 103.000 Worthless Files. GONE!
Spring is finally here! With the warmer weather, however, comes the frenzy of throwing out old garbage, scrubbing our homes and reorganizing our belongings. Unfortunately, PCs rarely get the love they deserve during this all-inclusive scrub down – but they should. After all, even a PC or laptop that is just a few weeks old [...]
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 [...]
This just in! The TuneUp Blog team has a very special update regarding our “200 programs” blog post series. Over the last couple of weeks, we have discussed the fact that installing too many programs will destroy the performance of your computer. Check out our two original blog posts and see for yourself: In Part [...]
Too many programs will slow down your computer to an absolute crawl. The TuneUp Blog team proved this theory, with a PC performance check that involved installing 200 new programs. The end result: The computer was basically unusable following the test. The experiment also left the TuneUp Blog team and our readers with more questions. [...]
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.