How to Improve Download Speed in Google Chrome to Optimal Levels * 2019 *

There are different ways to download desktop apps using Google Chrome. It has a default download manager which can manage your downloads. Sometimes, the full potential of your download speed is not utilized by this in-built tool of Chrome.

For example, if you have a 8Mbps connection, your optimum download speed should be 1MBps. The small “b” stands for bit and big “B” for byte. As 8 bits make a byte, your (Internet Service Provider) ISP always provides the internet speed in bits. The equation will be something like this

actual download speed = ISP provided speed / 8

In other words you will get 0.125 times the maximum speed your ISP has mentioned. On the internet, you see YouTube videos which promise 5x times the download speed which are false.

The bandwidth speed can never exceed the maximum limit provided by your ISP. Sometimes, you also have a throttle on your upload speed, just like your download speed. This depends on your ISP.

Read the below articles to improve speed of your laptop, internet explorer and kill processes to increase download speed of Chrome.

What about Google Chrome default download speed

If you don’t have any software or extension installed, Chrome’s default download manager kicks in. This will take over your downloads and saves in the default download location.

In the below screenshot, you can see a typical download taking place.

As you can see, for the same file, the download speed using Chrome is 168KB/s and transfer rate using download manager is 688.443 KB/sec.  It shows that you can definitely improve the download performance. Read on to know the various techniques to obtain the above result.

My connection is 6Mbps. I should be able to get a maximum or for that case, the optimum speed of 750KBps. But as you see, it is well below the par.

So if you have a 1Mbps connection, you should get 125KBps speed. But what happens if you use Chrome default download manager and options? You will not even get that speed.

Let’s calculate the time needed to download a file of size 75MB. For example, let’s take our ISP as 6Mbps itself (which is my connection speed). So it will download roughly 44MB in 1 minute. To complete downloading the file, it will take 103 seconds.

But what if your default Chrome manager is downloading at only 450KBps. Then it will download 26MB in 1 minute. It will take approximately 3 minutes to complete the file download.

In another case, if the download speed is only 125KBps, then it will download only 7.32MB in 1 minute. It means it takes approximately 11 minutes to download.

What if the download is 750MB instead of 75MB. The difference will be huge. The slower the speed, more time will be required to complete the download. If the file size is bigger, the time required will increase.

Few Ways to Improve Chrome Page Loading Speed

The folowing are some ways to increase Chrome download speed.

1. Use Google DNS servers
2. Disable Chrome extensions
3. Remove Unnecessary Chrome apps
4. Clear browsing history, cookies, temp files etc
5. Disable hardware acceleration.
6. Remove old bookmarks in Chrome Bookmark Manager
7. Update to the latest version
8. Kill memory occupying Chrome tasks
9. Enable network predictions.
10. Close unused tabs
11. Check your AntiVirus and Firewall
12. Remove bulky and third-party extensions

How to Increase Google Chrome Download Speed in 2019

Let’s see multiple methods in which we can decrease the slow speed of your Chrome in 2019.

Method #1

1. Click the three dots on the top right hand side of your Chrome browser.
2. Select “Settings” and click on “Advanced“.
3. Move the toggle switch “Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly” to on (it will turn blue color).
4. This will tell Google to download files and pages more quickly.

Method #2

Follow the first two steps above.
3. Under “Privacy and security” click on “Clear browsing data“.
4. On the next screen, click the button “Clear data“.
5. Make sure only Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, Cached images and files are selected. Select the time range to “All time” if it has been long, since, you used this option.
6. This will come under “Basic” tab at the top.

Method #3

Follow the first step above.
2. More tools > Extensions
3. Click the “Remove” button beside any extension which impacts download speed.
4. You can also turn them off temporarily, using the toggle switch.
5. Most likely the culprits are heavily coded extensions which collect information or connect to the server.

Method #4

2. Help > About Google Chrome
3. Check whether the latest version of Google Chrome is running or not.
4. The latest version is 73.0.3683.103 as of April 2019.

The Best Way to Improve Google Download Speed Performance

Using any of the above methods takes some time. Also you need to periodically do maintenance jobs to apply the above tweaks. If you want to just forget about the mundane tasks mentioned above and install and forget, then you need to use a good download manager.

Read the below review about Internet Download Manager (IDM) in Windows 10.

This will automatically take up the downloads from your Chrome browser. It will give the maximum optimum speed for your file download. If you think, it is unnecessary and want to use the default download tool of Chrome, then also you can do it.

Just Press the Alt key and select the link, you want to use. The download is skipped by IDM.

Conclusion

Though there are different methods to take care of download speed of your Chrome browser, the download manager is the best option. Though the Pro version costs a bit, it can be used to download YouTube, Facebook and other social media videos, images, files and other downloads.

It is a multi-facet application which has many uses. Otherwise, you can following the remaining methods mentioned above, to use the default Chrome download manager. Those tweaks will also increase the download speed of Google Chrome.

If you still face Google Chrome slow issues, you need to update to the latest version. You can also try to uninstall and reinstal the browser to check for any hiccups. Clearing your profile and bookmarks and start to sync from first will also resolve the slow problem many-a-times.

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How to Uninstall Apps in Windows 10 [Inbuilt or PreInstalled or Default]

Apps have been introduced in Windows 8 and 8.1. They are part and parcel of Windows 10 also. Many applications and programs have been converted to apps. Installation of apps can be done through Microsoft Store.

Once they are installed, you can terminate, reset and uninstall them in Windows 10. This feature is available using “Advanced Options” setting under each app. Even some programs or applications are also listed as apps in Windows 10.

To view all the apps in Windows 10 you can use the “Settings” feature.

Under this feature, the apps are put into different categories

1. Apps & features
2. Default apps
3. Offline apps
4. Apps for websites
5. Video playback
6. Startup

Most of the apps are listed under the first option. There are lot of in-built apps that come pre-installed during installation of Windows 10. Also when you update to the recent version like 1809, you have some more apps installed automatically.

Some of the standard apps are like – Alarms & Clock, Calculator, Camera, Mail and Calendar, Microsoft News, Microsoft Photos, Microsoft Store, Office, People, Snip & Sketch, Sticky Notes, Tips, Voice Recorder, Weather, Your Phone and many others.

How to Delete Apps in Windows 10

1. Press Win+I to go to Settings.
2. Apps > Apps & features
3. On the right-hand side, click on your app.
4. Then click on “Uninstall“.

It will remove the app or program. The functionality is the same for both app or old applications.

This feature is different from removing programs in Control Panel. If you have used Windows 7 or earlier OS, the setting is little different. Also apps are not listed under “Programs & Features” in it.

App permissions, Terminate, Reset

Once you select the app, below it there is an option called “Advanced options“. Click on it to see further settings.

For example, Mail and Calendar app have different options under this setting. You can see App permissions like Location, Contacts, Calendar, Email, Background apps. Some of these are apps by themselves.

By default some standard apps are granted permissions like Contacts, Calendar. For others, like, Location you have to give manually. At any time, you can disable or enable the permissions using the toggle on/off switch.

If you find any app is showing unwanted behavior like taking too much CPU % or RAM, giving too many notifications etc, you can terminate them in this screen.

Sometimes, the app may not work properly. This could happen due to new updates installed for the app. In that case, you can reset the app to default settings using this option.

How to UnInstall PreInstalled Apps in Windows 10

Once you install Windows 10, there are lot inbuilt apps. Most of them keep running as background processes.

Some take extra resources to display notifications, messages and warnings. Other apps are installed without your permission.

It can slow your PC, if these apps are increasing in number.

To delete or remove such apps you need a different approach. The tutorial mentioned above will not work in such type of default apps.

To UnInstall preinstalled apps, you can follow these steps.

1. Download CCleaner free version from filehippo.com.
2. Open the app and go to Tools.
3. Then click on Uninstall
4. All the apps are listed here. (even preinstalled or inbuilt or default apps)
5. Right-click the app and click on “UnInstall“.

For example, if you take the Calendar app. This comes as an inbuilt app. The option to uninstall using “Apps” feature of “Settings” is disabled. But in CCleaner it is possible to delete it.

This feature of CCleaner is useful to delete apps which cannot be removed using the Windows 10 Settings feature.

How to Uninstall PreInstalled Apps in Windows 10 using Powershell

Windows 10 has lot of inbuilt apps like Maps, Groove Music, Calendar, Contacts, YourPhone, Xbox, Photos and many others. For these pre-installed apps, Windows 10 does not provide a direct way to uninstall them.

One of the methods is mentioned above. You can also remove them by using a simple Powershell command.

Note:

1. Create a system restore point before you apply these commands. Control Panel -> Recovery -> Configure System Restore -> System Protection tab -> Create. You can roll back the changes if anything does not work as intended.

2. Most of the preinstalled apps can be removed, except some mandatory apps. These include Cortana, Photos, Contact support, Edge browser etc.

Follow these steps to uninstall preinstalled apps using Powershell.

1. Press Win+X and then press A.
2. Type start powershell and press the Enter button.
3. Get a list of all the apps in your system using the following command.

Get-AppxPackage | ft Name, PackageFullName -AutoSize

4. This will display the list apps along with the short-name and full package name.

5. Find the app you want to uninstall and note down the name of the app from “PackageFullName“.
6. Now paste the below command and press Enter to uninstall the app.

Get-AppxPackage *BingNews* | Remove-AppxPackage

In my case, I want to remove a Bing News app which seems like an unnecessary app for me.

But we can use wildcards (*) before and after the app name. So we need not know the full package name. Just make sure the part of the app name you are using is unique. Otherwise, you might be removing other apps also.

This feature is useful to delete existing apps of Windows 10 which cannot be removed. But as mentioned before, some apps are required for proper functioning of the OS.

You can also remove all pre-installed apps at once, using the following Powershell command for all users.

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Remove-AppxPackage

The Powershell may show some red color errors. Don’t worry! These are just warnings for apps which cannot be uninstalled.

This video describes the normal way of deleting apps in Windows 10.

Final Thoughts

It is not advisable to remove all inbuilt apps in Windows 10. Some of them like Bing Weather could be useful for a better user experience. But certainly removing some apps which reduce the clutter in the Start Menu.

It looks more clean and easy to use. This will also reduce the load on the OS. In my experience, uninstalling preinstalled apps through CCleaner was much more easy than using Powershell.

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How to Speed Up Windows 10 PC using CCleaner Free version [2019 Tips]

In an earlier post, we have seen 25+ tips to improve Windows 10 speed. In this post we are going to see a different strategy for a fast PC.

Updates to Windows 10 close security vulnerabilities. At the same time, they slow down the computer also in 2019.

Outdated software, bulky applications, startup items, browser plugins, big and corrupt files etc are some of the other reasons.

Since Microsoft releases patches to these security updates, the issues will be resolved after sometime. If your PC becomes slow, it will be very difficult to do normal operations.

These include typing documents, opening apps, clicking to next screen, moving from one app to another, cleaning virus, uploading to cloud drives, deleting files, copying and moving folders from external HDD to internal disk, opening photos and videos etc.

Did you observe brand new Windows 10 Installation

If you use a laptop or desktop which has come pre-installed with OEM manufacturer based Windows 10 OS, it will come with lot of bloatware. For example, freemium anti-virus like McAfee or Norton slow down your PC.

The problem is different with an assembled PC. You have the privilege to install any Windows OS. Also, it is less likely that unwanted software come pre-installed.

You can always download the latest version of Windows 10 from here. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

When you install using a reliable Windows 10 ISO image file, there is less tension of ransomware, virus, spyware, adware and malware.

Important Note: If you did not install any other software other than the OS itself, your PC should be running fast. It will be at blazing speed when you do any of the above operations I mentioned.
Though the speed of Windows 10 PC depends on various factors like processor, RAM, motherboard, L2 cache, graphics card, number of devices attached etc, you should see quick performance of your computer.
But how does the speed compare to when you have installed several applications, apps, software from wrong sources, bad display drivers, junk cleaners etc. Most of the times your Windows 10 PC slows down.

Most of the users attribute this to wrong Windows 10 OS design and contact Microsoft technical support for answers. Though it may be a technical issue, most-of-the-times, the cause is in your desktop itself.

Keeping aside hardware problems, we can resolve the software issues very easily.

In this post we are going to see a different tweak to improve Windows 10 PC speed.

How to Speed Up Windows 10 Computer using CCleaner

As I said before, the causes behind the speed of your desktop or laptop depends on many factors. But today we are going to talk about CCleaner Free version tools which will help in removing unnecessary software.

1. Update your software to the latest versions (only Pro)
2. Uninstall not required programs, apps
3. Disable Browser plugins
4. Analyze your Disk Space

Let’s see the above features in detail.

You can download the latest and genuine version of CCleaner from filehippo.com for Free. The latest version is 5.55.7108. Once installed, you can start the application.
Important Warning: Create a system restore point before you apply any of the operations below.

Though CCleaner is primarily used to clean junk files, privacy cookies and left-over registry items, it can also be used as Windows 10 performance tool. On the left hand-side, you can see “Tools”.

Once you click on it there are different options.

Software Updater

This will automatically scan your computer and find the programs installed on your computer. It will show in two tabs.
1. Programs to Update
2. Up-to-date Programs

The second list will show the applications which are already up-to-date. Their current version is also displayed.

In the first tab, you can see the programs which need a update. You can see the current version, new version and installation file size. Once you click “Update all” it will automatically update all software to the latest version.

How can this speed up your PC

As we have said already, Windows 10 releases updates from time to time. So, the software also has to be compatible with the new release. If they are old, there can be some issues between the system files and application code. This can take up resources and can hog the PC performance.

For example, Google Chrome has been lately updated. If you are still using the old version, you can have security problems. This in-turn can cause slowness of the PC.

Uninstall

A list of apps and programs installed on your Windows 10 computer are displayed here. The advantage of this tool over “Programs and Features” in Control Panel is that, even apps are also listed here. Though you can uninstall apps manually, all of them do not appear as here.

It is very good for the user look and easy to uninstall the programs and apps.

How can this improve speed

As we said before, too many apps and programs may clutter your OS. Even if your hardware is good enough, a couple of apps or programs can take lot of resources of your computer.

If that app or program is completely necessary, then you have to troubleshoot it individually. But if you think it is unnecessary, you can remove from here.

Startup

Using Task Manager in Windows 10, you can disable “start up” items. But in CCleaner Tool, you also see items which are not seen there.

For example, in my Windows 10 PC, I can see Adobe ARM, AdobeAAMUpdater, AdobeGCInvoker, NvBackend kind of processes starting up during boot.

If you can disable such items during startup it will improve boot speed and you can quickly gain access to your desktop.

This will also make sure that unnecessary parts of an important program don’t run during normal operations of your computer.

Browser Plugins

This is another important tool from CCleaner. When you install different extensions, add-ons for your browsers, lot of redundant plugins get added to them.

This will hinder the speed of your browser. As Chrome and Firefox are the main browsers, most people use, it is necessary you use only important plugins.

How can this Increase Windows 10 Speed

If you observe the Task Manager, the major CPU and RAM resource hog is your browser. The more number of tabs you have, the more amount of hardware usage takes place.

This will slow down other operations of your computer, as it cannot give enough CPU and RAM power to other apps and programs. So if you have a bad browser plugin, it will still slow down your computer and take lot of browser resources.

For example, in my computer, I found unnecessary browser add-ons like Microsoft SkyDrive Pro Browser Helper, Adobe Acrobat Create PDF Toolbar, PDF Helper etc. Once you disable it will give better speed to your computer.

Disk Analyzer

This tool will help find the big files on your computer. If your hard-disk is short on storage space, then you can delete unnecessary files and folders.

Also you can find any system, rogue and virus files, which can sometime take up space and resources also. This is basically to analyze your disk space.

Conclusion

As mentioned earlier, these CCleaner tools will aid in speed benefit of your Windows 10 computer. They cannot magically increase your system performance if your hardware or other settings are not correct.

These above tweaks should help in removing common problems faced for a slow PC. In addition to that, using the cleaning and registry cleaner of CCleaner can also remove temp files which can speed up your Windows 10 PC.

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How to Export or Import Gmail Contacts in 2019

To send mail in bulk or add in another email client, you need to export or import gmail contacts in different formats. In 2019, the interface has changed a bit.

The tutorials on the internet show the steps that are little obsolete.

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In this post, you are going to learn how to export your Gmail contacts in simple steps.

1. Login to your gmail account.
2. Click on the 9 square icon which indicates Google Apps.
3. Scroll through the apps, until you find the “Contacts” app.

4. Click on it.
5. Another page opens related to Contacts. Otherwise, you can enter “contacts.google.com” in the address bar.
6. On the left-hand side you will see different items like Contacts, Frequently contacted, Duplicates, Labels etc.
7. Click on the “More” item

8. You can see two options here – 1. Import 2. Export
9. When you click “Export”, a small pop-up opens.
10. You can export selected contacts or all contacts or contacts in a particular list.
11. You can export them in Google CSV, Outlook CSV and vCard (for iOS Contacts) formats.

12. Click on the Export button.

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It will save in the desired format as a file. For example, the Google CSV file format will contain information like –

a. Name
b. Given Name
c. Additional Name
d. Family Name
e. Yomi Name
f. Maiden Name
g. Birthday
h. Gender
i. Location
j. Group Membership
k. E-mail 1 – Type
l. E-mail 1 – Value
m. Phone 1 – Type
n. Phone 1 – Value

and many other details.

To import Gmail contacts follow these steps.

1. Click on the Import item. Another pop-up opens
2. To import contacts select a CSV or vCard file, using “Select file”.

3. Then click the “Import” button.

To import contacts from another Gmail account, just export those contacts in Google CSV format. Then select that file and click Import.

But you may face some problems during import of contacts. This is because of certain limitations.
1. You cannot import more than 3000 contacts at a time.
2. You need to split the contacts into multiple CSVs, if the contacts are more than 3000.
3. At the maximum, you can import 25000 contacts.
4. You have to select the right file format. It should be either vCard or CSV file.

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How to Update NVIDIA High Definition Audio Drivers for Windows 10 or 8.1 or 7

There is no sound from HDMI if you have issue with nvidia high definition audio driver.

You can download and install NVIDIA high definition audio driver manually or automatically.

In this post you are going to learn methods to download and update NVIDIA high definition audio drivers for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.

First you need nvidia gpu hardware installed on your PC or laptop. Then you install the necessary driver software to make it work smoothly.

What are NVIDIA High Definition Audio Drivers

You don’t find HD audio drivers for many of the NVIDIA products. This is because, in most of the cases, NVIDIA sells a GPU (Graphical processing unit). This includes both the video and sound card.

So what you require is NVIDIA GPU drivers.

The following is an excerpt which emphasizes the same theory.

I found out that it’s not necessary to install the NVIDIA “HD audio driver” [which is for the HDMI audio port for connecting your TV]. Because Windows already has default support for it [Windows automatically installs its own default driver for it]. And it works just the same.

So keep that in mind–it will be one less thing you have to deal with in the future. 🙂

Tested on…

Windows 7 x64 SP1
GeForce GTX 660 Ti Superclocked

Source : https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/767581/not-necessary-to-install-the-nvidia-quot-hd-audio-driver-quot-/

In most cases, NVIDIA will install the HD audio driver along with the GPU drivers and other things like GeForce Experience.

So if you are having problem with audio, just disable the NVIDIA HD audio in the Device Manager. Also some motherboards support only VIA or Microsoft default HD driver.

The following are some of the NVIDIA products for which HD audio drivers are needed.

  • nvidia geforce 8600 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce 9400 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce 9600 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce gt 540m driver
  • nvidia geforce 7300 le driver
  • nvidia geforce gt 330m driver
  • nvidia geforce gts 450 driver
  • nvidia geforce gt 520m driver
  • nvidia geforce 9600m gt driver
  • nvidia geforce gtx 570 driver
  • nvidia geforce gtx 580 driver
  • nvidia geforce 7300 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce gtx 560 driver
  • nvidia geforce gt 525m driver
  • nvidia geforce 8400 gs driver
  • nvidia geforce gts 250 driver
  • nvidia geforce gt 240 driver
  • nvidia geforce 8800 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce 8500 gt driver
  • nvidia geforce gtx 460 driver

Method 1: Download the NVIDIA HDMI Audio Driver
Method 2: Using Device Manager to update NVIDIA Driver
Method 3: Download and Install the Driver from NVIDIA website
Method 4: Using automatic tool like Driver Booster

The steps and screenshots mentioned below are with reference to Windows 10. Details will be similar in Windows 7.

Approach #1: Download and Install the NVIDIA HDMI Audio Driver

A direct download link is given to download HDMI audio driver for NVIDIA products. The latest version is 1.00.00.59. The release date is 2009.10.01. The file size is 5.67MB.

1. Visit the following link to download. https://www.nvidia.com/object/hdmi_audio_xp_vista_win7_1.00.00.59.html

2. Click on “Download” button.
3. Run the .exe file and it will update the NVIDIA drivers.
4. If the drivers are not there, it will install them.

This driver will support the following OS.
Windows Vista, Windows XP 64-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows XP, Windows Vista 64-bit

If you are using Windows 10 or 8.1, you can use the Win 7 drivers in compatibility mode.

If this driver doesn’t work then choose the next method.

Approach #2: Update the Audio Driver via Device Manager

Do the following steps.

1. Press Win+R and type devmgmt.msc.
2. (Computer Name) > Sound, video and game controllers.

3. Find the name something like “NVIDIA High Definition Audio Device“.
4. Right-click and click on “Update Driver“.
5. There are two options

Search automatically for updated driver software
Browse my computer for driver software

6. The first option will automatically check Microsoft servers for the updated version of the NVIDIA audio driver. If the latest driver is already installed, you can check “Windows Update” to get the newest version.


But this method is slow. It will take long time to find the driver updates.   The second option is much more quick and fast.

1. Download the NVIDIA drivers from the location mentioned in the next approach. Then unzip it. Browse for the main folder path where these drivers are located. You can tick to include subfolders.

2. Otherwise, you can use the option that says “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer”.
3. This will show some compatible audio drivers for your NVIDIA device.


4. Select the compatible hardware. In most cases, it will be “High Definition Audio Device” which is from Microsoft. Then click Next and let it complete the process.

Approach #3: Download and Install the Drivers from NVIDIA Manufacturer site

There are two ways to get the drivers for NVIDIA. You can either go the laptop or desktop manufacturer website page and download the relevant audio drivers.

But the motherboard or PC has to support the NVIDIA HD audio codecs. Otherwise, if you have a separate NVIDIA GPU card, you can download its drivers fron the NVIDIA website page itself.

Following are the steps.
1. Vist the following page. https://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx
2. There are two options.

1. Manually find drivers for my NVIDIA products.
2. Automatically find drivers for my NVIDIA products

3. To download manually select the first option. You have to provide the followig details.

1. Product Type
2. Product Series
3. Product
4. Operating System
5. Language
4. Then click the “Search” button.
5. On the next page, click the “Download” button.

Your drivers are downloaded.

If you are using Internet Explorer, you can automatically search and install the drivers.

NVIDIA GPU Reader is a Java based applet which identifies your GPU and finds the latest graphics driver for your GPU. It verifies your system information and uses it to download the right drivers. This is the second option.

For NVIDIA Virtual GPU customers also, hd audio drivers are provided. For this, you have to login into the enterprise software download portal. You need to have a software license for it. It includes models like GRID vPC, GRID vApps or Quadro vDWS.

There are also high definition audio drivers for beta and older devices. You can also find Unix Drivers, NVIDIA CUDA Driver for MAC, NVIDIA PhysX System Software, NVIDIA System Tools, Developer Tools and SDKs, Legacy Product Drivers and Quadro Advance Options (Nview, NVWMI, etc.).

Approach #4: Update to the latest drivers using Driver Booster

If you use a third-party tool like Driver Booster, you will get rid of the headache of finding the right drivers. Once the software is downloaded and installed, it will scan your computer and update to the latest drivers.

Follow these steps.

1. Download Driver Booster 6 and Install it.
2. Enter the license key for the Pro version.Now start the software.
3. Then click on “Scan” button.

4. It will scan your PC for different device drivers.
5. If your NVIDIA hd audio drivers are outdated, it will show in the list.
6. Select a particular product(s) and click on “Update Now” button at the top.
7. Otherwise, click the drop-down button beside a product and click on “Update“.

8. You can uninstall, rollback the installed driver, if its causing problems.
9. In addition, a system restore point is created if anything fails, as a safety check.

This is more easy, as you don’t have to manually find the correct GPU, OS, product series etc. The Pro version let’s you download more than one driver for your system.

The software has a large software database. If you are playing games, you get smooth game performance. Once the GPU drivers are updated, the performance of the hardware and gaming will go to next level.

It will shut down unnecessary background processes and Windows services and boost PC game performance.

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How to Get Unlimited Cloud Storage for Free [ Works in 2019 ]

In 2019, it is important you save your photos, audio, image, video files online. This works as a backup plan. If you lose your “private” data you can get it back easily through cloud storage service.

This is where free online storage comes into play. There are lot of free cloud services, but are limited in disk space. If you want to get unlimited cloud storage, you have to pay high price like $69/year plan.

What if you have cloud services which can provide free file storage for unlimited time.

There are lot of free instant-access online storage like the following –

  • DropBox : 2GB
  • OneDrive : 5GB
  • Box: 10GB
  • Google Drive: 15GB
  • hubiC: 25GB
  • MEGA : 50GB
  • Degoo: 100GB
  • iCloud: 5GB
  • Amazon Drive: 5GB + unlimited photos with Prime
  • BT Cloud: 5GB – 500 GB

As you can see above, the amount of free storage for each cloud service is limited. For example, 1TB storage plan of Google One will cost you around $9.99/month.

To save money on your cloud storage plans, the best alternative is to use multiple cloud sharing services. It includes services like Otixo, RaiDrive, CloudHQ, ODrive and many others.

But out of all these free cloud storage providers, the best free cloud service is to use MultCloud.

How to get Free Unlimited Cloud Storage using different Services

Follow the below steps to get largest free cloud storage.

1. Sign into MultCloud ( https://www.multcloud.com/). You can always Sign-up, if you don’t have an account.
2. On the left-hand side, click on “Add Cloud Drives“.


3. There are number of cloud services available. The list is something like this – Google Drive, Google Drive for G Suite, Dropbox, Dropbox for Business, OneDrive, OneDrvie for Business, MEGA, FTP, AmazonDrive, AmazonS3, Box, pCloud, Flickr, Mediafire, MySQL, HubiC, Egnyte, Putio, SugarSync, Backblaze, Evernote and Alfresco.
4. Out of these, it is always best to choose a web storage plan that is reliable and gives more free storage.
5. Between OneDrive and Google Drive, I find that the later provides 15GB of free storage.
6. Select that cloud storage service and click on Next.


7. You are asked to provide a “Display Name” and then click the “Add Google Drive Account” button. That’s it.


8. Your Google Drive account is added.

Note: Here is the trick to get unlimited cloud backup.

There are two features in MultCloud – Cloud Explorer and Cloud Transfer.

9.. Select the cloud drive you added recently on the left-hand side.
10. You can upload documents directly in the Cloud Explorer. There are other options when you right-click any existing folder like – Open, New Folder, Upload, Delete, Rename, Cut, Copy, Share, Copy to, Properties, Trash, Go to official site etc.


11. Like this, you can create unlimited Google accounts and each has 15 GB of free storage.

For example if you have 6 accounts, then you get 90GB of free online web space for storing your files.

If like me, you have subscribed to the monthly plan of Google One and have stored more than the stipulated 15GB free space, you can use the Cloud Transfer feature.

You can select the directory you want to transfer and the target directory. This can be of the same accounts or different accounts. Then click on “Transfer Now“.

What are the limited features of this service

The free account supports –

  • 50GB Data Traffic/Month (Free users have 50GB data traffic in total to transfer or sync data between cloud storage services every month.)
  • Add Additional Data traffic if required.
  • 2 Synchronization Modes are supported. (Two-way Sync and Simple Sync supported)
  • Cloud-to-Cloud File Transfer/Sync
  • File Explorer for Multi-clouds

There is a cap of 2TB max for cloud transfer. Above that limit, you need to buy their Pro plan. This is Billed at $0.118/GB or $0.099/GB if Data Traffic Limit Reached. You also get additional features.

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