Instantly boost PC performance

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Launch BIOS setup

Source:  Cliff Saran

Launch BIOS setup

On restarting you will need to go into your BIOS setup (by pressing the DEL key) to change the boot order of your hard disks.

 

Solid atate disks (SSD) offer an easy, and relatively inexpensive means of boosting the performance of an older PC. The SSD behaves like a standard hard disk, but it uses memory chips instead of hard disc platters, so it is significantly faster, quieter and more reliable.. In Windows, if the operating system and paged memory are migrated onto the SSD, the PC's performance should increase significantly. It is possible to run several operating systems, like Ubuntu and Windsows 7 using separate partitions on the SSD. You will then use a boot manager, like the one that installs in Windows, to select which operating system launches.

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