It is true that Windows 3.1 seems like a version of old fashioned OS right now. So if you are wondering what is next in line, don’t doubt it. It is Windows 95, NT and 98.
The world of technology is all about speed faster than lightning. Each time a new technology tool or software or version gains vantage ground, the versions that were older tend to ‘retire’ into the old age home of obsolete accessories. This is a fact of techno life.
The millions of PCs that are used throughout the world continue the use of Windows 3.1 along with the versions that were improved. No doubt, some of such versions may lack the sheer power of their descendants but there are still lots of people who use them.
Do you know that the 486 PC with Windows 3.1 OS was improved to make it work better despite limitations?
That is something quite praiseworthy as vintage hardware is more crash prone than the rest. But of course, if you take considerable care, then everything would work finely. It is highly essential that you grasp the techniques to manage your systems well to bring in the best kind of results.
Here is something for you to do. Check the Help menu of the Program Manager. You must select About Program Manager to discover the memory that is free. You must also check the percentage of the system resource which is provided. It is crucial that not less than 40% is always there. Otherwise, you might get a surprise when your PC turns quite dull to reckon with.
But beware of the fact if the percentage turns lower to something like 20%, the system that you so dearly cherish is definitely threatened by the possibility of crashing at any time.
The following steps would help to prevent such a situation from cropping up:
-Minimize Windows whenever you are working on some other application.
-Avoid working with many files at the same time as it violates your system’s conservation principle.
-Reboot your Windows so that wasting of resources can be at its lowest risk level.
-Remember to minimize whenever you start the machine.
-Don’t use more than the standard setting which provides you with 256 colors. This would serve to drastically reduce your system resources.
-Maintain a registry that is not hampered with meaningless clogs.
-Always empty the disk cache to maximize the performing capacity of your PC.
Using these tips, you would be able to optimize your PC functioning and enjoy a better working experience.