The operating system's purpose is to interact with the user. One of his
functionality is to anticipate user's needs and use various methods to recover in
case of system failure. To achieve this, the operating system during his daily
functioning, collects and stores important data. He uses different methods for
different actions. For Browsing it saves all visited web pages. The purpose is, if
you want to access them again, they will load faster. If major changes take place, like a
driver installation, the system creates a system restore point. In case you experience issues after this action,
you have the option to restore to a previous time. The variety of today's programs can create various
problems and lets not forget about malicious software which were specially created to destabilize your
operating system. All these factors put together affect your overall computer performance.
To gain back your system performance we recommend erasing certain files to free disk space, checking
system's files and partition to improve system's reliability, analyzing and reducing disk fragmentation to
optimize disk space.
To increase the overall time of computer maintenance you can choose between the command line method
and normal method. We believe the method using command prompt is faster then the normal one, because
you can just select the whole command line, right click on the selected area,click Copy, then right click on your
command prompt window and choose Paste in order to copy it. However, we recommend to choose the one
you feel most comfortable with. Also for backup reasons we added for every method detailed articles with
pictures, you can access them by clicking on the operating system logo.
In order to open a Command Prompt window please go to Start and choose Run ...
In order to reset Chrome to default settings you need to rename or delete the Default directory from the
C:\Documents and Settings\Win Xp\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data
Where “C:\” is the system partition and “Win Xp” the user name
Please perform the following steps:
Replace in the path c:\ with your system partition and Win Xp with your current user name.
Go to Start and choose Run...
Insert your path and press OK
In User Data folder select Default directory, right click on it and choose Rename
After you renamed the folder, for example Default.old, open Chrome.