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 [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’
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.
Are you an ATI gamer looking for better performance? Confused by weird settings called “Anisotropic filtering” or “4xFSAA”? In the final part of our gaming and optimization series, we’ll explain the most important performance settings in ATI’s Control Center, what these options mean, and how you should go about adjusting them. Don’t forget to check [...]
It’s all about the placebo effect in this blog post. Does the hyped “Dr. Watson tweak” (which is supposed to shut down secret, resource-intense background-logging activities) actually improve your system’s performance? Let’s figure out if it’s really a tuning fact or fiction.
For gamers, squeezing every last bit of performance out of their PCs (and especially their PCs’ graphics card) is critical. In Part Three of our series around improving gaming performance, we’ll show you the most important settings in the NVIDIA control panel and how gamers can tweak them for more appealing graphics in games like [...]
This week TuneUp launched the latest version of its award-winning series of PC optimization software, TuneUp Utilities 2010. One of the key updates to the 2010 version is its compatibility with Windows 7–maximizing the new operating system’s performance. The 2010 version still supports the 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Vista. Other new [...]
In Part Two of our series on improving gaming performance, we’ll help you get the best possible visual quality and make sure you get a high rate of frames per second. Before you start, check out our first gaming post. We shared some essential tips and tricks on de-cluttering and optimizing Windows XP and Vista [...]
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 [...]