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How To Enable or Disable Superfetch In Windows

Starting from Windows Vista and up (Windows 7, 8.1, 10), Microsoft introduced a feature known as Superfetch. In Windows XP a lesser capable similar feature was available which was known as PreFetcher. The work of Superfetch is to keep often-accessed data in the RAM in cached form so that applications...

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Windows Update: Enable or Disable Automatic System Reboot

Microsoft on second Tuesday of every month releases new patches (popularly known as “Patch Tuesday“) for Windows, which sometimes needs a system reboot. We have earlier shown ways to shutdown Windows without applying Windows updates. That quick tip was handy if you are in an emergency and you need to shutdown Windows quickly. Although the software giant...

RefreshPC: Reset Windows Registry And Services To Defaults 2

RefreshPC: Reset Windows Registry And Services To Defaults

Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8 is coming with a unique feature called “System Reset“. System Reset will let users restore Windows 8 to factory defaults. This feature will save a lot of time for system administrators and users alike, and will save you from having to reinstall Windows. RefreshPC is...

How To Delete a Windows Service in Windows 7, Vista or XP [Tutorials] 2

How To Delete a Windows Service in Windows 7, Vista or XP [Tutorials]

Ever faced a situation where after uninstalling a software, you find that it has left behind its service or driver references in the registry, and when Windows tries to load them at every boot, it fails displaying an error? This mostly happens with the security programs (though other applications also...

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TuneUp Utilities 2011 Review

When Windows becomes too slow and doing a simple task like refreshing the desktop takes ages, it is generally result of fragmented hard disk, junk files, and a badly maintained Windows registry. If you want to speed up your Windows and bring back the performance you used to get when it...

CleanAfterMe: Freeware to Clean Junk Files and Registry Entries [Windows] 2

CleanAfterMe: Freeware to Clean Junk Files and Registry Entries [Windows]

CleanAfterMe is a very useful portable system app by NirSoft that allows you to easily clean junk files and obsolete registry entries automatically created by the Windows operating system during your regular computer work. CleanAfterMe lets you clean cookies, history, cache files from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, passwords saved...

FixWin: One Click Repair & Fix Windows 7 & Vista Problems 1

FixWin: One Click Repair & Fix Windows 7 & Vista Problems

Microsoft came up with FixIt solutions, which will generally fix Windows problems, especially that of Windows 7 and Vista. But, some of these FixIt solutions need some interaction from the user, which might confuse some users, especially who are new. The Windows Club has come up with FixWin, a nice...