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Windows 7: Maintenance of Windows 7

12 Dec 2010   #1
Animoso

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Maintenance of Windows 7

Hi, I bought a 2nd hand laptop (lenovo g450) and it's Windows 7 32bit.
I'm not techie Guy...Here are my quetions:

1. How do I personalize my Windows 7
*User account
*Things that I just want to see on the screen
*Folder Management
*Arrange files

2. How do I maintain Windows 7? like I just want this machine to run smoothly always. Where do I go always when my laptop is very slow (Troubleshooting)

3. Gaming... I wanted to play games like Stracraft 2, NBA2k10 and etc.
Where do I go to adjust the settings in order for the game to run smoothly?

Specs: 2.3GHz Intel(R) Dual-Core Processor T4500 @ (2 CPUs)
2GB System Memory
320GB Hard Disk Drive
Intel(R) GMA 4500MHD
32MB Dedicated Video Graphics Memory
780MB Available Video Graphics Memory

4. Also, how to customize or manage the download? For example, when I download movies, songs and games I want to direct it to a specific Folder and When I download games, softwares and programs (installers), I want to direct it to specific folder also.


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12 Dec 2010   #2
chrisna

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

hey... and welcome to windows seven forums

-to personalize user account, press start button and type "user account".... you can change your user picture and create password
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12 Dec 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

1. For that I suggest you click on "Help and Support" in your Start menu. There are several starter guides which will teach you the basics.

2. Normal maintenance is done automatically from Microsoft (you need to be connected to the internet). If you encounter specific problems, come here for help. It is impossible to give you a "heal all" procedure.

3. I am afraid you will not do advanced gaming with your on-board graphics. But some games that do not need powerful graphics support may work.
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12 Dec 2010   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows 7!
Best thing to get started is to do a search for any questions you have as we have some outstanding tutorials for you to view.
Here are some great free programs for you to look at...
FREE Great Programs for Windows 7
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12 Dec 2010   #5
Animoso

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Thanks chrisna and WHS!
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12 Dec 2010   #6
Animoso

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves View Post
Welcome to Windows 7!
Best thing to get started is to do a search for any questions you have as we have some outstanding tutorials for you to view.
Here are some great free programs for you to look at...
FREE Great Programs for Windows 7
Thanks! Very helpful
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12 Dec 2010   #7
gregrocker

 

Some tips to clean up and optimize a new computer, not much different for a used computer: Clean up new computer
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