Windows 7 is speedy—this we know the moment we fire it up the first time. With use, however, any system can slow down, even with a powerhouse operating system installed.
Fortunately, along with its blazing speed, Windows comes with tools and techniques useful for maintaining its efficiency and responsiveness. Here are some of the most important ones:
As with any fine machine, preventive maintenance is a good idea. But it's only human to put off using some of these tools until your system begins to slow down—and that's OK, too. Windows responds well to these techniques, and you'll likely be back on the fast track in no time. Enjoy the autobahn!