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 [...]
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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 [...]
Last Saturday, September 26, Sandro Villinger, Windows TuneUp evangelist, was a featured guest on TechTalk Radio. He led a discussion on Windows 7, as the general public waits in anticipation for the October 22 launch date. Sandro went into depth on the changes he has observed while testing Windows 7, his favorite features like AeroSnap, and [...]
Does your favorite game take too long to load? Is Gameplay slow? This new series of posts helps you squeeze every last FPS (frame per second) out of your 3D game. In Part One, we will explore how disabling unnecessary background activity and upgrading to an optimized graphics driver helps. To get smoother, high-resolution gameplay [...]
Myths about optimizing Windows have been floating around forever. Unfortunately, a couple of technical Windows books, magazines, and Web sites have picked up on them by accident as well. In some cases, these rumors are pretty harmless. For instance, someone at a technical forum started the rumor that SuperFetch, a Vista feature that enables programs and files to load faster, is also available for Windows XP. [...]
Sandro Villinger, Windows TuneUp Evangelist, will be on Tech Talk Internet Radio on Saturday September 26th at 9:00 a.m. PST/12:00 p.m. EST. As we prepare for the October 22nd release of Windows 7, Sandro will talk about what it was like to test Windows 7 and what his favorite features are. Much discussion has centered [...]
Which type of installation do you want (Upgrade vs. Clean Install)? We have the right answer for you!
Microsoft’s shiny, new operating system, Windows 7, is just around the corner (October 22), and there’s been a lot of buzz around Vista’s successor. For those ready for “7,” here are a number of ways to get this new Windows version.