Optimizing Windows® 7
How to optimize your system running Windows 7 Operating System?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. This OS has become an instant hit in a very short time because of its advanced features and user-friendly interface. Windows 7 comes packed with features such as Windows Defender, Windows Gadgets, Windows Search, Aero etc. This OS even has a two-way firewall that protects the system from all kinds of malware. Even though Windows 7 performs well with all kinds of computers, the performance of this OS can be even improved. The optimization of Windows 7 can be done with the help of certain tools. Users can also install third party applications for optimizing the performance of the OS. Optimizing the performance of Windows 7 ensures that the system is always working at maximum possible efficiency level. Periodic optimization is also recommended to keep the system working at maximum possible efficiency.
Following details give users more information regarding different optimization tools for Windows 7:
- Defragmenting tools
- Disk cleaner
- Third party applications
Hard disk of your Windows 7 system contains all of the data on the system. This data is changed very often. Even if older data on the hard disk is removed and replaced with newer data, traces of the data would remain on the hard disk. Windows 7 has a default defragmenting tool that allows users to remove unwanted fragments of data from the hard disk of the system. This tool is located in the System Tools of the OS. Users can also make use of separate software such as Defragger for this purpose. Removing unwanted fragments would help speed up data and optimize performance of the system.
When Windows 7 OS is used, temporary files might be created. These temporary files are created for every small activity done on the system, they accumulate over time and cause system slowdown. Windows 7 has a default disk cleaning utility that can be used to remove all such Temp files from the system. This would not only help users free disk space but also help speed up and optimize the system.
There are many third party applications that can be also used to optimize the performance of the system. Third party applications would cover all the requirements of optimization and such applications are also simple to use. CCleaner, Advanced System Optimizer etc. are some such applications that Windows 7 users can use.