Even high-end modern computers working under Windows OS may start working slowly. Some replace it with a new one immediately; others try to fix the problem using various applications, successfully or not.
Below you can find several reasons for system slowdown, and learn the most efficient ways of solving such problems. You can rejuvenate your PC without replacing it (as long as all components of the computer are functional and healthy).
Doing the same tasks over and over encourages finding a quicker way to accomplish them. Windows has such a thing as the command line that allows executing certain applications with a single command avoiding a long chain of mouse clicks. You simply need to press the Win + R combination and type the corresponding command. Here is a list of 56 commands you may find useful in your everyday work with Windows.
Select your browser: – Google Chrome – Mozilla Firefox – Internet Explorer Google Chrome Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Select Settings. Click Show advanced settings and find the “Reset browser settings” section. Click Reset browser settings. In the dialog that appears, click Reset. Note: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by […]
We all know what a file archive is. Simply put, an archive is a container with a certain amount of files put together so that an operating system treats them as a single file. The advantages of using archives are also well known: at first, archiving can significantly reduce the amount of disk space needed to store the files, both due to compression of files and due to space saved from partially occupied clusters. Also it is much easier to send a single archive via FTP or by e-mail rather than scattered files.
Internet is full of various cloud services that allows their users to store any information on their servers. This is convenient to store backups. First, archives on the remote server do not depend on the health of your hard drive. And they are always available, from any place in the world. So this article shows how to create automatic backups using any archiver, Windows Scheduler and one of such cloude services – Dropbox.
There are many different backup applications all over the web. However few of us know that an automatic backup system can be built with a usual archiver and the built-in Windows Scheduler. Let’s take a closer look on how this can be done.
In Windows 7 the operation of deleting files or folders is implemented in a very smart way. To begin with, a user can remove objects one by one, or with entire groups. For the first option, you should simply set the cursor to the desired file or folder. To perform group deletion you should select objects with your mouse and Shift and Ctrl buttons.
Hundreds of documents, photos and other files get stored on your computer while you work on it. So when you eventually need to find some particular file, you face with difficulties. Especially, if you need a not so commonly used file. Users often have to look through many folder manually trying to find the documents they need among hundreds of others. However, in Windows 7 there are convenient tools that deliver fast and effective search of desired objects.
In Windows 7 like in all other OSes of this family there is a built in tool to perform hard disk defragmentation. But unlike tools from earlier versions it is quite functional and is really capable to perform well.
The most convenient way to work with files in Windows 7 is Explorer. Using Explorer you can browser the contents of your hard drive and other storages connected to your computer, and also control these contents. Including renaming existing files or folders.