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To change the startup programs on a computer, open the MSConfig Windows tool, and enable and disable programs to your liking. You need a system with Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 installed. More »

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To make your computer run faster, clear your cookies, perform a security scan, update your operating system and reduce the number of programs that run automatically during startup. This process takes 30 minutes to a coup... More »

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The location of the startup folder on a computer depends on the operating system the computer uses. In Windows 7 the startup folder is in All Programs on the Start menu. On Windows 8, the startup folder is found by using... More »

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Volume 2 is a tool that lets you control your computer's volume using your mouse wheel or keyboard. To download this software, go to Softonic.com and enter "volume 2" in the search text box. On the search results page, c... More »

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Some programs for computer performance testing include PCMark 8, PassMark and Geekbench 3 as of 2015. PCMark 8 is compatible with Windows and offers various types of benchmark testing, including hard drive performance te... More »

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When adding new random-access memory to a computer, users should first determine the amount of memory they need to add based on the system requirements of programs they plan to use. As of 2015, 8 gigabytes of RAM is the ... More »

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Hardware refers to the physical pieces of a computer while software refers to the programs stored within it. Both are essential to the operation of computers. More »

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