Tips To Speed Up Google Chrome

Well Google lunched new version of Google chrome which is much faster and stable, You also loving it and it’s becoming your favorite browser as you simply loves it’s clean interface and speed of browsing. Here are some good tips which can improve your experience further and you will love this fantastic browser more than ever.

Just follow these tips and see how Chrome improves in performance –

Disables usage statistics of Google Chrome

This option is used to help in Development of Google chrome, It send your usage data to Google so that based on that they can further improve Chrome. But if you are worried about system performance you should disable it . To disable this go to tools menu > Options > Advanced and uncheck the check box which says Send usage data to Google….

Disable DNS Preload in Google Chrome

This will prevent Google chrome to keep DNS info in their cache. Most of time it is unnecessary if you have a good connection of  at least 256kbps or more. It is recommended only for slow dial up connection or Mobile users who actually spend a lot f time in DNS query during browsing.  To disable this you have to go Options > Under the Hood > Privacy – There are 2 check boxes one says ‘Use a web service to help resolve navigational errors’ and second is ‘ use a prediction service to help complete searches and URL’s typed in address bar’.

You can disable both option or any one of them, first one is used only if you make a mistake while typing any URL while other one is activated by default every time you start typing a URL.

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Is My Window Infected Even Before I Started Using it

Well you are a new Windows User or old but you must have heard of Trojans, Viruses, and malwares. Those little nasty programs which resides in your system and send your private information to all hackers around the world, and compromises your security. So you installed anti Virus and Anti spyware to stay away from these. But what if they exist in your system even before you installed Antivirus, or they came with windows itself. In that case your antivirus can’t do anything because malwares exist in system before they came and can infect those programs itself.

How and From where Malware Came

Now Question is how the hell my windows got infected before I installed Antivirus? I freshly downloaded an ISO file containing Windows setup and installed it and then first thing I did was installing antivirus… But yes still your window is infected… How??

AntiVirus can prevent you from Virus, Trojan or Malwares only if your copy of windows is clean of those infections before installing antivirus. This is because of fact that These nasty programs are designed in such a way that if they successfully load themselves in a clean machine they prevent antivirus functioning. More important if they exist before installation of anti virus, they will embed with antivirus in such a way that antivirus will not be able to recognize them.

Well this is possible if you downloaded your Windows setup from a source which is not trusted like Torrents, LimeWire, Kazaa or any other peer-to-peer file sharing applications. Now as we know from where we get infection but how and Why??

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Banish Spam, Scams And Pop-Ups In Windows

As mentioned elsewhere, prevention is often the best way of tackling many problems, and this is particularly the case when it comes to issues on computer security.

Pop-up windows that appear without warning can be evidence of spyware, while junk email that advertises all manner of nonsense can be offensive. Spam, as it is called, can be dangerous, too, as many such emails attempt to trick you into visiting websites used for fraudulent purposes. For example, they may pretend to be from your online bank or eBay, asking you to ‘confirm’ personal data such as your account number and password – a crime known as ‘phishing’.

Don’t worry, though; using Windows built-in defenses it’s easy to set up your PC against spam, pop-ups and scammers. This article will show you how.

Tip 1 – Most of Window defenses against the threats I have mentioned are switched on by default, but there’s no harm in checking. We’ll start with the anti-spam tool in Windows Mail, which is the new name for the built-in Windows email program that was called Outlook Express in XP. Open the program in the Start menu bar at the top of the screen. Select Junk E-mail Options from the list that appears. The main Options tab displays the program’s basic filters. The first option gives you the means of disabling all spam filtering – I don’t recommend this. The option set by default is Low, which filters out obvious junk mail with subject lines such as ‘free Viagra’ and moves it into the Junk E-mail folder.

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Run UAC Without Alert Prompts

If I ask you what is most annoying feature of Windows 7, what would be the first thing in your mind ? I guess User Account Control (UAC) which keep you bugging for every now and then for action you perform but Windows 7 thinks it’s a Virus or Trojan or some ghost trying to do that…

So most of the users disable UAC to get rid of these prompts, but that disable several other useful features like Protected Mode of IE.  We have a better way to disable those nasty prompts but keep UAC running in background. This can be achieved by registry hack as explained below –

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