Does an icon on windows desktop slow down boot time?

Answer On One Hand: They do use resourcesEverything your computer does at boot-up takes up resources and increases the time it takes to boot your machine. This includes your operating system, startup prog... Read More »

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Do custom boot screens slow down your overall boot time.?

If you mean the "splash" screen image that is used during the boot up process, then the answer is: NO, there is no slow down. That is because it is nothing more than a raster image (bitmap), and i... Read More »

How to Rename a Desktop Icon on Windows XP?

Do you have a Desktop Icon that you always forget what it is because of its weird name? Here's how to change it. This is Windows XP but might also work for Windows Classic.

How to Delete the Windows Update Icon From the Desktop?

The Windows Update icon generally appears on the system tray located on the desktop when the updating utility discovers that there are updates available for your computer. Windows enables you to in... Read More »

How do I add an Internet Explorer icon to desktop Windows 7?

Minimize your open windows to present a clear view of the desktop. Open your Start menu. Locate "Internet Explorer." It may be pinned to the front page of your Start menu, but you might have to ope... Read More »