XP Speed Secret 10

Remove Un-Used Programs & Files

You may have a bunch of software packages on yo ur hard drive that are no longer needed, or they were gratuitously installed when you downloaded some other package. Toolbars, file-sharing programs, free email enhance rs, online shopping "companions" and download managers are notorious for this practice. These uninvited guests can put a big drag on your startup time, cause web pages to load slowly, and generally bog down your computer .

1. Click Start button
2. Select Control Panel
3. Double-click Add/Re move Programs icon
4. See what programs are installed that you don’t typically use
5. Select the Remove button for the ones you know you don't need

If you’re unsure about some programs, do a web search to learn about the ones that you need to keep.


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