Remember the old days of dial up? Sure AOL I’ll wait 5 minutes and listen to your horrible dial up noises. Now if anything on my computer takes longer than 30 seconds to load now I blow a gasket.

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Here is a handy tip to help speed up your computer that will take you less than 2 minutes to complete.


Speed Up Your Computer in 2 Minutes

Follow the steps below for an easy way to speed up your computer that will improve your daily productivity and sanity.

1) Click Start

2) Type in MSCONFIG:

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3) Select the services tab and un-select check boxes for programs which you don’t use and choose the option “disable all”

*Be careful to choose “Hide all microsoft services” at the bottom of this tab:

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4) Select the Startup tab and un-select any boxes checked which are programs you don’t use and select “disable all”:

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5) Restart your computer

6) Profit.

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About the AuthorMary Weinstein is the Director of Content at CPC Strategy, and an expert in Retail Search, Google Shopping and Digital Marketing. A NY native, Mary spends her time educating online merchants, hiking and drinking copious amounts of coffee. You can also find her work on SEW, SEMRush, MOZ and Practical Ecommerce. See all posts by this author here.