While tuning up a laptop is just like tuning up a desktop computer. The owners of laptop must be even more conscious of the number and type of programs running on the computer. They should also be mindful of battery considerations. Your Windows 7 and Windows Vista-powered laptops support robust power options and allow you to modify your laptop's behavior when plugged in or running on battery.
Here we are going to discuss some steps to tune up your laptop.
6 Steps To Tune Up Your Laptop
First of all run disk cleanup. Click "Start" Type "cleanup" in the "Search" text field. Click on "Disk Cleanup" Click on "Files from all users on this computer." Select your primary hard disk in the "Drives" drop-down list. Click "OK."
Now remove unnecessary programs. Click "Start." Type "programs" (without quotes) in the "Search" text field, then click on "Programs and Features." Go through your list of installed programs, and determine which you no longer use or need. Double-click on the first program you wish to remove. Follow the on-screen prompts to uninstall the program. Repeat Step 3 as needed, then restart your computer.
Remove startup program. Click "Start." Type "msconfig" (without quotes) in the "Search" text field. Press the "Enter" button. Click on the "Startup" tab. Examine the programs that run when your computer boot. Click on the box next to each program that you do not need to run when your computer starts. Click "Apply," then "OK." Restart the computer. Alter the Msconfig startup list if you experience any problems by following Steps 1-2.
In this step check your hard disk for errors. Right-click the "Start" button, and click "Explore." Find and right-click your primary hard disk in the left column. Click "Properties." Click the "Tools" tab.
Now defragment your hard disk by clicking "Start." Type "defrag" in the "Search" text field, and click "Disk Defragmenter."
In last tweak power setting by clicking "Start." Type "power" (without quotes) in the "Search" text field. Click "Power Options." Click "Choose what the power buttons do" in the left column of the Power Options window.