Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ways To Increase Windows Operating System Performance (Continuation Part)

(d) Doing System Scan for Malicious Software.

On how to do effective system scan for malicious software visit this link.

(e) Doing Windows Updates.

Step 1. Click 'Start' and select 'Control Panel'.

Step 2: Click on the small arrow pointing rightward at the bar (like the normal browser bar)after the 'Control Panel' and Select 'All Control Panel Items'.

Step 3: Click on 'Check for Updates' to search and click 'Updates' to install important updates if any one is available for installation.

(f) Doing System Maintenance

Step 1:  Get a Screw driver handy and open the system.

Step 2:  Apply a can of compressed air to remove dust from the system cooling fan.

Image of a compressed air canister

Step 3: Unscrew the screws holding the casing and the cooling fan(if it is not held by clips).This should be done in case you can not reach for compressed air can.

Image of a Desktop Cooling fan

Step 4: Remove all the debris carefully  and put everything back in appropriate places(the fan and the screws).

Image of a Laptop cooling fan - courtesy of