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Windows 7 has finally arrived!

Windows 7 was officially released to the public on October 22, 2009. I’ve been fortunate to have been running it since its beta release back in February. Since then I have formed a personal and professional opinion about the new OS from Microsoft and I have to...

Saving money with your computer at home

The power requirements of the modern desktop PC have jumped to astronomical levels. Rigs sporting multiple processing cores and graphics cards and multiple hard drives require more juice than previous generations of hardware did. Some high-end power supply units are...

Disable XP Loading Screen

For those of us who want to squeeze out a little more from our Windows XP startup: To speed up your boot process slightly, disable the Windows XP loading screen. This can be accomplished easily by opening the MSCONFIG utility (‘start\run and type...

Swap File Tweak

Another memory tweak… For Users with 256 MB RAM or more this tweak will boost their Windows- and Game-Performance. What it does: It tells Windows not to use any Swap File until there is really no more free RAM left. Open the System Configuration Utility by...

Memory Tweaking for Windows XP

I work on a lot of PCs at work and during my copious freetime for friends and families. I have come across a few tweaks that I have noticed that make a pretty good difference without investing much other than a few minutes of your time. Try them out and let me know...