Items Tagged with startup
#14 / 2010-09-29 17:00:00 / 5:11 min.
Digg, the social news website that connects users as they share video, text and other content, recently released its new version. Suffice it to say, a vocal portion of Digg users simply aren't digging it. Jay Goldman looks into what went wrong and what Digg is doing to fix the issues with its release and iterate strategy.
#686 / 2010-05-04 09:31:00 / 2:20 min.
Sometimes it may seem like your Windows 7 PC takes a long time to boot. There are a number of things that can cause this slowness. If you have a lot of programs that load at startup, that could be the cause. We'll show you how to make your
Windows 7 computer boot fasterby
editing the registry!
#32 / 2010-02-25 12:00:00 / 4:38 min.
There are some programs that you want to have start each time Windows starts. They may be utilities that you use all the time and you want to have them already loaded up and ready to go. At the same time, however, some programs will sneak their way into your Startup folder. These applications can rob you of precious memory and slow things down. These
startup managerswill help you to see what's running when Windows starts and let you take control back.
#502 / 2009-11-27 09:30:00 / 2:01 min.
You've probably heard the term. You've probably read it in an article on the Internet. But what is POST. In essence, it's what makes your computer start. Without it, you'd have an expensive paperweight on your hands. Doc explains what exactly
POST or Power On Self Testis.
#16 / 2009-10-08 12:00:00 / 3:45 min.
You're probably aware that a number of programs automatically load each time you start Windows. Many of these load because you want them to, but some have been slipped into your startup group by the programs that installed them. If you have too many items loading it can slow down startup and rob you of valuable RAM. In fact, being selective in which programs start with Windows is one of the first things you should do to
speed up a slow PC.
#359 / 2009-08-19 09:31:00 / 1:46 min.
Ubuntu is running slowlyor if you're noticing
slow Ubuntu start-up times, chances are your Ubuntu install is junked-up. Fortunately,
Ubuntuhas its own
Computer Janitorwho can help you to
keep Ubuntu running smoothly.
#355 / 2009-08-17 09:31:00 / 1:47 min.
One of the worst offenders for a
slow computer start-upis programs that start up when your computer boots. By the same token, one of the
easiest ways to speed up your computer boot-upis to control which programs start when your computer does. In Ubuntu, it's easy to
change start-up items.
#308 / 2009-07-15 09:30:00 / 2:41 min.
Computers are pretty complex devices. You install software, device drivers, data. You hook up printers and cameras and scanners and more. Sometimes things conflict and it makes using your PC nearly all but impossible. For those times there's
Safe Mode. Michael "Doc" Callahan explains how
Safe Modecan save you when your
Windows computer won't boot up.
#152 / 2009-03-27 09:30:00 / 1:37 min.
There are quite a few programs that automatically run each time you start Windows. Some you know about, but others you don't. There are times when it's helpful to turn off all those programs when you're trying to track down a problem. Auto-run programs can be easily turned off, here's how to do it!
#135 / 2009-03-16 09:31:00 / 1:17 min.
Some Mac programs give you an easy way to make them start when you login. You just right-click on the program in the Dock and select Open at Login. With other programs however, you don't have that option. When that's the case there's still a way to have the program you want automatically start. Here's how.
#125 / 2009-03-09 09:30:00 / 2:51 min.
TuneUp Utilities 2009 keeps your Windows-based PC running smoothly, can improve start-up time and just generally keeps things in order. And we all know that an organized computer is a happy computer.
#4 / 2008-10-23 00:00:00 / 1:53 min.
When you first got your PC it was lightening fast and shiny-new. Over time, your computer gets bogged down and can start to run slow. In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to use SpeedUpMyPC 2009 to clear some system memory and get your computer running like it should.
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