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Right-O chap... just a suggestion
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Ccleaner:
CLEANING COMPLETE - (6.804 secs)
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185.2 MB removed.


Good
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Here's a little tutorial you can use:

Windows 7 tweaks

And Readyboost (using a USB drive to boost system performance) is another option.
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Here's a little tutorial you can use:

Windows 7 tweaks

And Readyboost (using a USB drive to boost system performance) is another option.
The fastest USB I have can only transfer at 4MB/s, wouldn't this slow down the system?
    
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I know you're probably looking for something free but all of the things you are wanting to increase speeds of are your hard drive performance. If you want to see performance increases on the level of near instantaneous then get a cheap 32 GB SSD for your OS+main apps.

60GB Agility2 $90 AMIR
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I know you're probably looking for something free but all of the things you are wanting to increase speeds of are your hard drive performance. If you want to see performance increases on the level of near instantaneous then get a cheap 32 GB SSD for your OS+main apps.
SSD's are not available in my area.

I can pay for software if its a MUST.



Thank you so much for all the input so far guys, i have done all the things you've suggested so far, Ive scanned/defragged/disabled services/stopped startup items etc
I will rep the people who deserve it.
    
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I know you're probably looking for something free but all of the things you are wanting to increase speeds of are your hard drive performance. If you want to see performance increases on the level of near instantaneous then get a cheap 32 GB SSD for your OS+main apps.
Agreed, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-030-_-Product is really cheap now. It's what I have in my sig rig and I love it
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I like Glary Utilities for an all in one cleaning kind of thing. Give it a shot. Its pretty simple and is kinda like a more robust CCleaner

http://download.cnet.com/Glary-Utili...-10508531.html
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Ccleaner:
CLEANING COMPLETE - (6.804 secs)
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185.2 MB removed.


Good
Getting there
Like 185.2MB matter.....
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I know theres been threads about this, but none of the software ive tried so far has actually made my computer any faster, if anything its just slowed it down..

I would like a software that can:
Speed up general use (e.g. chrome opening time)
make logon faster
automatically delete rubbish you do not need
defrag/clean up your computer every day or week etc..


thank you.
this is a very good cleaner http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/boost-speed/

it's what i use.
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