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Speeding Up Your Home PC for Beginners

Video Introducing this tutorial


Introduction
Welcome

1. Sorting Your Files
Cleaning the desktop
Organizing files with folders
Dragging and dropping files
Copying and pasting files
Using the recycle bin

2. Cleaning Up
Using the Disk Cleanup utility on Windows 8
Using the Disk Cleanup utility on Windows 7
Running antivirus software
Uninstalling software

3. Speeding Up the Startup
Using msconfig in Windows 8
Using msconfig in Windows 7

4. Defragmenting Your Hard Drive
What is defragmenting?
Running the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 8
Running the Disk Defragmenter in Windows 7

5. Looking for More Space
Checking for free space on your hard drive
Working with a full hard drive
Checking the disk cleanup

6. Understanding and Upgrading RAM
What is RAM?
Buying and installing RAM

7. Upgrading Your Computer
Buying a new computer
Determining hard-drive size
Determining the power
Looking at scalability

Conclusion
A quick review