Remember the days when Windows and a lot of third-party applications used to bombard you with annoying balloon messages in the taskbar? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to control these annoying messages in Windows 7.
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So, you think you know Windows 7 inside and out? Think again! In this week’s blog post, I am going to show you five little known Windows 7 features you may have never even heard of. #1 Power efficiency report Here at TuneUp, we love power efficiency which is why this Windows feature is one [...]
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. [...]
Ever since Microsoft launched Windows 7, there’s been a lot of talk about what the best way is to install the new operating system. This podcast discusses the differences between a clean install and an upgrade of Windows 7 and the best ways to go about migrating to the new operating system. The podcast also [...]
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.
Yesterday, Sandro Villinger, Windows TuneUp evangelist, was again a featured guest on TechTalk Radio. With all of the hype around the Windows 7 launch last week, Sandro discusses how users can make a seamless transition to the latest Microsoft operating system from both XP and Vista. Sandro provides details on how users can prepare for the [...]
If you want to move from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7, this blog post should help you get your computer up and running—without any hassles. Wiping your hard disk and installing a new operating system (OS) is often very scary, but this step-by-step guide should help streamline the process. What is a clean [...]
Windows 7 is just around the corner! If you just got your copy of Windows 7 and want to install it on your PC or laptop, this post will provide you with an easy, step-by-step guide. What is an upgrade? If you’re installing a new Windows version, you basically have two options: an in-place upgrade [...]