Before you buy anything to make your computer faster try the free route.
Open My Computer
Right click on the C drive
On the menu click Properties
Click on the Tools tab
Click on Defragment Now
Do the defrag
Click on the General tab
Click on Disk Cleanup
When the disk cleanup box opens put checkmarks in all the little boxes
[If you do defrags regularly do the cleanup first]
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Run the utility & remove everything it finds.
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When installed it will put an icon in the Control Panel named Startup.
Open the Control Panel
Double click the Startup icon
To stop programs from starting with Windows take the check mark out of the box next to a program.
You can't stop everything from starting with Windows though.
What you do stop will still work when you manually start it.
Things that don't need to start woth Windows,
Adobe Reader [Acrobat Reader]
Sun Java updater
Nero [if you have it]
Don't stop your Anti Virus program from startiong !
Also don't stop your firewall from starting.
If you stop something from starting with Windows that you need running just put the check mark back in the box.
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