Speed Up Internet Windows 7

I’m listing down the solutions that worked for many people to optimize internet speed. It is important that you are sure that your internet service provider is proving you enough bandwidth but still the internet speed lags.

1. Do not install third party extensions
2. Clean Temporary Files and Browser Cache
3. Properly Configure the System using an Internet Optimizer
4. Reset Internet Explorer Settings
5. Defragment the Registry

Do Not Install Third Party Extensions

Free third party software sometimes comes with browser extensions, such as, free toolbars and add-on objects. In many cases these do nothing but to slow up your browser.

To speed up Internet in Windows 7, do not choose to install such extensions and disable existing, if any.

1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Click Tools | Manage Add-Ons.
3. Select a third party add-on listed in the right hand side.
4. Click Disable button.
5. Do the same for other add-ons, if any.

Clean Temporary Files and Browser Cache

Too many files stored on your disk, including temporary files and browser cache contents not only occupy a large amount of disk space but also reduce the internet performance.

In order to speed up internet (Windows 7), you have to clean these files using a disk cleaner application.

Here are the steps to do so using Internet Explorer settings:

1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Click Tools | Delete Browsing History.
3. Click Delete button in the new dialog box to confirm the action.

Properly Configure the System using an Internet Optimizer

Using Optimizer software, set-up the system settings, including services, so that internet connection is optimized. This will speed up internet in Windows 7.

1. Download a System Utilities software.
2. Click Internet Optimizer tab.
3. Follow the instructions.

Reset Internet Explorer Settings

Try resetting the settings of Internet Explorer so as to speed up internet Windows 7. Steps are as follows:

1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Click Tools | Internet Options.
3. Click Advanced | Reset.
4. Confirm you action by clicking Reset again.

Defragment the Registry

A Registry Defragmenter program may able to speed up internet Windows 7 by restructuring the registry. Download a System Utilities software which includes Registry Defragmenter tool and then defragment the registry.

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