Even through Eee PCs are originally shipped with Linux operating system, its manufacturer, Asus, is currently offering the option to install different versions of Windows operating systems including Windows XP. Like all the other computers running on Windows XP operating system, it is also possible to optimize Eee PC by tweaking the system options in XP. In this article, you can find a step-by-step instructions list for doing the same.
Windows XP help instructions
What you can find below are the instructions recommended by the Windows XP help team, which will assist you in the process of optimizing an Eee PC running on Windows XP.
- Start out with this procedure by defragmenting the hard drive of your Eee PC. To do this, click on the Windows “Start” button located on the bottom left hand corner of your desktop, and select the option labeled “My Computer” from the start menu. Right click on the primary drive of your computer, which in most cases will be indicated with the letter “C”. Select the option, which says “Properties” from the given menu. Go to the tab titled “Tools”, and then hit the “Defragment Now” button. Once the tool has finished scanning your hard disk, hit the “Defragment” button and you are done.
- Continue with this procedure by deleting the temporary Internet Explorer files. To do this, launch your Internet Explorer, and click on “Tools” from the main menu. Select “Internet Options” from the tools menu. Go to the tab titled “General” and hit the button labeled “Delete” located under the “Temporary Internet Files” section.
- Finally disable the visual effects in your Windows XP operating system. To do this, hit the “Start” button and right click on the option “My Computer”. Select “Properties” and go to the tab titled “Advanced”. Hit the box labeled “Settings” located in the performance box. This will open up the performance options window. Go to the tab titled “Visual Effects” and mark the check box located next to “Adjust for best performance“. Hit the “Ok” button twice to close the all the windows.
That is all with the instructions for optimizing your Eee PC running on Windows XP operating system. Thanks for your valuable time, and have a nice day!