With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
So you want to make your sluggish and slow computer just a little bit more speedy? Well I'm going to provide you with a few very simple steps that you...
First, let's defragment your hard disks because they get messy and this slows them down. Defragmenting is pretty much just organizing the files on you...
There may be only one selection available, otherwise select your 'C:' drive as it is your main disk.
For the next tip you will need to re-open the start menu as you did for tip #1, but this time we will be selecting the 'Control Panel' sub-menu.
You now have the Control Panel open; the control center of your computer. Let's see if we can't find a few programs you don't use anymore and get rid ...
Now you have in front of you a list of all of the programs installed on your computer. It is up to you to know what a program does and if it can be re...
Having fewer desktop gadgets puts less strain on the system so it can function quicker.
Hey they're just for looks anyways. You're want speed after all!
Turning off all of the cool glossy boarders and whoosh animations will help your computer run much faster because it doesn't have to focus on looking ...
For the last and final tip we have the most complex of those I've shared so far. We are going to stop some programs from starting up when your compute...
Next you need to start up the configuration tool. See the Run dialog box this will help you start up the tool.
Now after selecting the 'Startup' tab you will see a list of all of the tools and programs that startup when you turn your computer on. To stop one fr...
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Simple Steps to Help a PC Computer Start-Up More Quicklyby jbatem30
How to get Windows 10 ?by nathannealdmello
Virtual PC 2007by CyberTech2000
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computerby lukethebook333
Ereader is optional by using your portable music player and MSWindowsby Computothought
Want to Use Windows 8? Partition (Divide) Your Hard-Drive and Try It!by mcmeyer11
Reinstall a clean copy of Microsoft Windows 7/8 on your PCby OstrichCraft
How to Optimize Your Slow Windows Computerby somegeek
Installing a simple virtual machine on linux.by Computothought
Speed up your PC without Spending a Fourtuneby andrew101
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2014 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »