Most of us play computer games now and then for some entertainment but some of us are truly passionate about gaming. We have earlier reviewed about Game Booster beta 3 which has captivated many gamers. Now, Game Booster Version2 has launched to take the gaming experience to the next level.
Game Boosterv2 is designed to help optimize your PC for smoother and more responsive game play in the latest PC games.
It is supported by Windows 2000, xp, vista and 7 and must require DVD or CD-ROM drive for installation. It is compatible with PunkBuster, Cheating-Death, VAC, and any other anti-cheat software.
It basically works by updating hardware drivers, downloading essential gaming tools, tweaking system settings for gaming, defragmenting game directories, temporarily shutting down background processes, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance. More »
One of the several things I like to do to keep my Windows computer running efficiently as possible is to remove unnecessary programs or processes from running that I really don’t need (such as crapware).
The next type of optimization I usually perform is to see if there are processes that I do need, but don’t want them running all the time and wasting valuable resources that can slow down performance. The first place I usually look for these types of processes is Windows Services that are set to auto start during boot up.
Once I identify which service or set of services I don’t need running constantly in the background, I’ll create a simple batch file that can be clicked on to start them up quickly…when I need to have them running.
If you are not familiar where to look for Windows services, there are several ways to access the services console window. The quickest way is to click on Start \ Run and enter services.msc from the run box. More »
Simply put a service can be described as a software application that runs continuously in the background while your computer is on.
BUT isn’t that what any software application does on a PC?
Well yes and no…
The main difference with a service is that they load into memory at boot time and start running whether or not anyone logs into the computer.
Windows has numerous services that run in the background and they provide basic functions to the system such as: connectivity to a network, printer support, access to visual themes and USB connectivity to name but a few. More »