Here is a list of useful tips on how to improve multitasking performance and overall computer performance on your Windows based PC. Please backup your system before doing changes, to make sure you can get it back working should anything go wrong for you.
Update the PC’s video and motherboard chipset drivers. Also, update and configure the BIOS. For more information on how to configure your BIOS properly, see this article on my site.
After Services has loaded, scroll through the list and locate the Windows Search service. This is the Add New URL. Right-click this service and select Stop.
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Network Location Awareness: Safely disable this if you are not under a LAN or if you do not need to share files or hardware connected to your computer (like a printer).
The indexing service plays a key role in accelerating searches within Windows 7. Although this service provides a lot of value by allowing you to search thousands of files quickly, it is not a requirement of Windows Search. It is possible to disable the index service completely; however, searches with Windows Search will require much more time to complete and can cause your hard drive to do a lot of work while Windows Search iterates through folders and files instead of just accessing a search index.
11. Disconnect USB devices you aren’t using. When Windows starts, it must load all the drivers for the devices connected to your computer. If you have many devices connected to the USB ports, such as printers, scanners, cameras and hard drives that you don’t use on a regular basis, disconnect them. You can reconnect them when you use them. Disconnecting them when they are not in use will allow Windows to load the drivers only when needed.