- We usually manage service and startup programs using "System Configuration Utility". Slow startup is the typically caused by overload. Microsoft provides us the utility for startup program removal and others.
Manage Startup Programs On Your Computer
1Click Start menu and select Run to use the feature. It will show you a "Diagnostic Box". The command is Msconfig.
2Click the OK button to access System Configuration Utility interface. On the top of the window, you should click the "Startup" tab to view the startup programs list.
3Uncheck any items you don't want it to load during computer booting. It will take effect after rebooting. Use Task Manager in Windows 8.
Manage Services On Your Computer
- Your computer runs fast when it was bought. Why it becomes slow? People are not aware that additional services are added to your computer when you install some third-party software. As the result, the CPU usage may reach to a high level and memory is taken away. Then your computer slows down and crashes a lot. That nothing frustrated than getting into the trouble of a slow computer,
1Check the service immediately after installing a new software.
2Open the System Configuration Utility (as described in part 1)
3Select "Services" tab to disable all the items by unchecking the boxes. However, without suggestion, we always make mistake when doing that. Manually disabling service does more harm than good.
4Use system optimization tool as a good choice for disabling services. WinMate is free and can definitely speed up your computer.
Clean Up The Desktop Items
- Deleting the shortcuts only removes the icons. If you want to remove the programs: