Check Out Your Computer’s Performance
Task: Besides using Disk Cleanup, Scan Disk, and Disk Defragmenter to improve your computer’s performance, there are additional Windows tools to further enhance your computer. Let’s determine your computer’s “Windows Experience Index base score” and examine some tasks that can add performance to your computer.
Assignment: A component of Windows Performance Information and Tools allows you to determine your computer’s “Windows Experience Index base score.” You open the Performance Information and Tools by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type “Performance Information and Tools,” and then, in the list of results, click Performance Information and Tools. Answer the following questions.
- What is the range of the system components scale?
- Identify the five components that are evaluated and your computer’s subscore for each.
- How is your computer’s base score determined, and what is its value?
- List two tasks and their descriptions that can help to improve your computer’s performance.