1. Let your PC boot up completely before
opening any applications.
2. Refresh the desktop after closing any
application. This will remove any unused files from the RAM.
3. Do not set very large file size
images as your wallpaper. Do not keep a wallpaper at all if your PC is low
on RAM (less than 64 MB).
4. Do not clutter your Desktop with a
lot of shortcuts. Each shortcut on the desktop uses up to 500 bytes of RAM
5. Empty the recycle bin regularly. The
files are not really deleted from your hard drive until you empty the
6. Delete the temporary internet files
7. Defragment your hard drive once every
two months. This will free up a lot of space on your hard drive and
rearrange the files so that your applications run faster.
8. Always make two partitions in your
hard drive. Install all large Softwares (like PSP, Photoshop, 3DS Max etc)
in the second partition. Windows uses all the available empty space in C
drive as virtual memory when your Computer RAM is full. Keep the C Drive
as empty as possible.
9. When installing new Softwares disable
the option of having a tray icon. The tray icons use up available RAM, and
also slow down the booting of your PC. Also disable the option of starting
the application automatically when the PC boots. You can disable these
options later on also from the Tools or preferences menu in your
10. Protect your PC from dust. Dust
causes the CPU cooling fan to jam and slow down thereby gradually heating
your CPU and affecting the processing speed. Use compressed air to blow
out any dust from the CPU. Never use vacuum.
RAM IS THE WORKING AREA (DESKTOP) OF
THE CPU, KEEP IT AS EMPTY AND UNCLUTTERED AS POSSIBLE!