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How can Windows 7 run faster?


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ArnavKumar

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I often delete all files and folders from my temp folder (%temp% in run) to run windows faster but i think something is wrong with that. I do not think that speed increases with this. It just can help a little bit does not make me satisfied. Is there anything else which i do not try?
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Naathim

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Hello :welcome:

For often cleaning temp files I can recommend you a small application: TFC by OldTimer. Here's the instruction:

Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop.
  • Double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running Vista or higher, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
  • It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
  • Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
  • Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

To optimize Windows, we can also switch off some Startup programs.

Also take a look at your system drive: is there enough free space there?

Cheers :)
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ranchhand3

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It would help if you could add some details... do you feel that your computer is slower than it used to be? Or do you mean that it is presently running the same speed it always did but you want it to run faster? This makes a big difference in the advice you need. And as Naathim asked above, how big is your hard drive capacity and how much space is left?

Edited by ranchhand3, 30 October 2013 - 02:24 PM.

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Ztruker

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Also, provide your computer specs:

Make and model
Processor(s) speed
How much ram
Hard drive size and how much free space
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mcarchy

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Try disk clean up and a defrag.
As for cleaners I found that some remove stuff that others miss and it's advisable to avoid anything that mess with the registry.
From personal experience I found ccleaner , %temp% and a defrag can do wonders.
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