Due to problems with privacy and security, Microsoft’s Windows Vista OS receives several substantial criticisms from computer users and critics. This forced Microsoft to come up with the new and updated version of Windows 7, within a couple of years after the release of Vista.
How to speed up the Windows Vista system performance? It is the commonly asked question by many computer novices across the world. This document is equipped with some simple Vista troubleshooting techniques provided by the Windows Vista help team.
Manage the Startup Programs
- Click on the Windows Start button and choose the tab marked Windows Defender from the popped-up Start menu.
- Now click on Startup Programs under the Tools tab. Now locate the program that you don’t want to run while starting the system, and then click on the disable button. Follow the same procedure for disabling any Startup applications.
Turn off Vista Visual effects
- Windows Vista visual effects utilize more memory resources and this may result in a considerable drop in the computer performance. To resolve this slowness and to obtain peak performance you need to turn off these Vista visual effects manually.
- Click Start > Programs>Accessories> System tools.
- Now click on the icon next to Disk Defragment option.
- For defragmenting the system hard drive, you need to access Defragment Now option. This procedure may take a few minutes to complete.
- Click Start >Control panel.
- From the Control Panel wizard, select the System and Maintenance tab.
- Now hit Performance Information and Tools followed by hitting on Adjust Visual effects tab.
- Now choose the option marked Adjust for best performance. This will assist you to minimize the memory utilization for visual effects.
- Finally, click Finish to exit the Visual effects settings window.
Make use of the service of the Disk Cleanup tool to amplify the system performance to a certain extent. For this, you need to access the Disk Cleanup option from the System Tools menu. Then you have to choose the option to clean up all folders on the system in the next window. If the entire setup is ready, click OK followed by clicking the option that reads Delete files. Now the program automatically performs the disk cleanup.
If you are not satisfied with the troubleshooting steps provided in this article, call up the Windows Vista Help team for more help.