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Starting with Windows Vista and on through Windows 7 and 8, you can synchronize your clock with an internet-based server. This will ensure your computer time is always correct. Having the correct time is essential, especially when you want to search for files modified on a specified date; if the date is incorrect, you will have trouble finding your files.
In this guide, you’ll learn how to sync your clock’s time with time.windows.com’s time. This guide also applies to Windows Vista.
Fragmentation makes your hard disk do extra work that can slow down your computer. Removable storage devices such as USB flash drives can also become fragmented. Disk Defragmenter rearranges fragmented data so your disks and drives can work more efficiently. Disk Defragmenter runs on a schedule, but you can also analyze and defragment your disks and drives manually.
In this guide, you’ll learn how to schedule the defragmentation task in Windows 7.
Memory (RAM) can become corrupted and not work properly. Usually, a replacement is needed to fix the problem, but before you replace your hardware, you should use the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool. This tool is available in both Windows Vista and Seven.
Learn, in this guide, how to run the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool in Windows 7 or Vista.
In this guest post, James Ricketts explores how to boost PC performance. Learn more about James at the conclusion of this post.
Computer owners are always on the lookout for ways to boost their PC performance. Anything that will keep their computer running as efficiently as it did when it was brand new. If you stop for a moment and ponder the reasons why the performance of a new PC is so good, you will recall that a new PC is devoid of any unnecessary information and programs. Another reason for its efficiency is that the data residing in it is uncluttered.