The Cycle of Windows Life.

Written by Michael List

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and then SYSTEM TOOLS. Scandisk will check your hard drive for problems and can automatically fix most that it finds. You should run Scandisk at least once a month. Another program is DISK DEFRAGMENTER located inrepparttar same System Tools folder. Disk Defragmenter actually rearranges blocks of information on your hard drive. Each time you add, remove or make changes to programs Windows will save this information torepparttar 107794 hard drive. Windows will not but these changes in any kind of logical order onrepparttar 107795 drive and can/will place portions of files in different areas ofrepparttar 107796 drive. Disk Defragmenter checksrepparttar 107797 drives and butsrepparttar 107798 files in a logical order. This makes it easier for Windows to find and userepparttar 107799 files a programs needs which inturn speeds up your computer. There are also third party programs that claim to do a better job cleaning up Windows such as Norton Utilities. Be careful with third party programs, remember you are adding another program that can cause problems. If you really want to make Windows as fresh asrepparttar 107800 day you installed it, start all over again. Once you start getting errors in Windows and specifically more than one application its time to start over. The best way to do this is runrepparttar 107801 FDISK command from your boot disk and delete everything on your hard drive and then reinstall all. Michael List,

My Top 10 Favorite Internet Tools

Written by Jim Edwards

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10. Note Tab Light - Perhaps my favorite tool of all. Note Tab enables me to easily format text messages for my newsletters, manipulate html code and remove formatting from word processing documents. Log on to for a free copy ofrepparttar 107799 "light" version.

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