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    Default Windows 7 Tuneup Tips/graphic driver help?

    Running windows 7 and noticed the system has been running slower as of late and the graphics have started getting choppy. Any tips for quick tune up and or anything else I should be doing to keep the system running quick and efficient?
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    Do you have a recently made thumb/jump drive lying around? Stick it in the computer and see if the option to configure the drive with Readyboost is available. If so, enable it. Keep in mind that you use up to half of the jump drive's capacity, and you will lose the ability to use this space as long as it's active with Readyboost. Also, you can use any size of jump drive, but most people seem to believe that any Readyboost available memory that goes above the amount of your system RAM is a diminished return. I have 4 GB of RAM and I use a 4GB drive to get 2GB of Readyboost, and it makes life easier on some programs that are known memory hogs.

    On a side note, do a Disk Cleanup (Use ccleaner preferably) and run a registry check while you're in there.) Then don't forget a defrag. How often do you perform these regular maintenance tasks?

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    Defragged and used the CC clean along with rebooting the modem and router so now works much better. Thanks for the tips....much appreciated.


    Quote Originally Posted by dgrycan View Post
    Do you have a recently made thumb/jump drive lying around? Stick it in the computer and see if the option to configure the drive with Readyboost is available. If so, enable it. Keep in mind that you use up to half of the jump drive's capacity, and you will lose the ability to use this space as long as it's active with Readyboost. Also, you can use any size of jump drive, but most people seem to believe that any Readyboost available memory that goes above the amount of your system RAM is a diminished return. I have 4 GB of RAM and I use a 4GB drive to get 2GB of Readyboost, and it makes life easier on some programs that are known memory hogs.

    On a side note, do a Disk Cleanup (Use ccleaner preferably) and run a registry check while you're in there.) Then don't forget a defrag. How often do you perform these regular maintenance tasks?
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