With a few tricks and some knowledge, you can get the most out of Windows 7, no matter what computer you're using. Here's how.
Windows 7 is at least as fast as Windows Vista. But that's not something to be proud of. You can submit the fastest hardware to Microsoft's latest operating system, and displayed fast enough. But there is always room to improve things. The good news is that with a few tricks and some knowledge, you can get the most out of Windows 7, no matter what computer you're using. Here's how.
The Windows interface is full of small animations and visual effects, while impressive at first, eventually slowing down the important things. Fortunately, all or almost all visual effects can be deactivated, while keeping the look streamlined Windows 7. In fact, you can disable the visual effects you want and leave the rest.
To do this, open the Start menu and type "appearance." Among the entries that appear will be "Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows." Click that line and Windows 7 will open the Performance Options dialog. Make sure you have selected the Visual Effects tab and uncheck the options that say "lively", "intensity or" slide ", and click OK. Now, windows, dialog boxes and menus appear immediately and not gradually .
The User Account Control (UAC) is the most reviled Windows since its appearance in Windows Vista. Originally designed as a safety resource, CCU monitors the occurrence of potentially damaging changes in the system, asking the user to confirm something that could be a threat. Unfortunately, under the rubric of "potential threat" fall harmless activities such as installing a new application or download a file from the Internet that is known to be safe. Wisely, Microsoft made a little less annoying CCU in Windows 7. But best of all was that made this control was easy to disable.
That is why one of the first things that a smart user to do with Windows 7 is to visit the CCU dialog. To do this, open the Start menu, type "User Account Control" (without quotes of course), and select the screen "Change User Account Settings." In the box that opens, go to the slider at the bottom and move to point "never notice". That will mark the end of the annoyances with the user account control.
One of the factors that make Windows 7 and other versions of this operating system is slow to feel the speed at which the cursor moves when you press a key. That is why, when you first install Windows, one of the first tasks to be accomplished is to adjust the speed of the keyboard. To do this, open the Start menu and type "keyboard." Click the Keyboard Input Panel Control section, which will open the Keyboard Properties window. There, move the slider "repeat delay" to the "short" position. Click OK, and from now on, Windows will react much faster when you press a letter within any text application.
Windows 7 is loaded with many resources that you probably never use. But if you use them or not, however slow the operating system. Therefore, turn off do not need.
Open the Start menu and type Programs and Features (Vista) or Windows Features (Windows 7). Then click the entry or Off Windows Features to appear. This will open the Windows Features window, where you can disable any application ever used. Among the first candidates are the "Games", the "Indexing Service" and "Gardgets Windows platform."
Windows 7 reduces sometimes the performance of certain components in order to save energy. These components are the hard drive and processor. So if you're interested in that PC running at top speed while you are using, you will need to disable power-saving resources. Just open the Start menu and type in "Power Options". Click the input of the same name. In the dialog box that appears, select the "Change advanced power settings" and use this control is to adjust your PC for peak performance at all times.