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    Default Speeding up Your Computer

    This is a short guide that will walk you through a couple steps that will help speed up your computer.

    1. Startup Processes

    * Go to: Start>Run>Type "msconfig"(without the quotes)
    * Go to the Startup Tab
    * Uncheck any processes you don't use at startup(e.x. Quicktime, AIM, MSN)
    * Click Apply then Restart


    2. CCleaner
    CCleaner is a great little application that deletes cookies, clears cache, empties your recycle bin, etc.

    * Download CCleaner(from google)
    * Iinstall CCleaner then Run Cleaner it(note: This will clear your cookies which means your saved passwords and usernames will be gone)
    * Go to the Registry tab and Scan for Issues
    {*]After its finished scanning click>Fix selected issues...>Fix All Selected Issues>Ok. Continue this process until scanning brings about no issues.


    3. Bootvis.exe(only for windows)

    * Download bootvis.exe(from google)
    * Install bootvis.exe
    * In the toolbar go to Trace>Optimize System. The system will reboot after 10 seconds.

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    Neah, buy a Nehalem and a SSD.

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    blackviper.com's Windows services configuration is another way to speed things up

    not using bloatware antivirus programs like Norton and McAfee
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWicked1968 View Post
    blackviper.com's Windows services configuration is another way to speed things up
    BlackViper's tweaks don't really do anything with recent versions of Windows. Disabling services that aren't used anyway doesn't have any impact on performance, and disabling services that are used generally isn't a great thing to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero82z View Post
    BlackViper's tweaks don't really do anything with recent versions of Windows. Disabling services that aren't used anyway doesn't have any impact on performance, and disabling services that are used generally isn't a great thing to do.
    any specific examples of BV recommending disabling a service that is "generally used"?
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    I don't have any specific examples. My point was that the only way to get any performance enhancements from disabling services is by disabling ones which are actually used, which should not be done. So tweaking services in general is pointless nowadays.
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    I have Security Center disabled, automatic updates and BIT disabled, Wireless Zero disabled, windows time disabled, etc.

    Obviously, there are some services that can't be disabled, like RPC and Workstation, but there are plenty of Windows services that can be disabled with no ill effects.
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    Why does his signature just say "internal hard drive"
    Quote Originally Posted by JFK
    The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWicked1968 View Post
    I have Security Center disabled, automatic updates and BIT disabled, Wireless Zero disabled, windows time disabled, etc.

    Obviously, there are some services that can't be disabled, like RPC and Workstation, but there are plenty of Windows services that can be disabled with no ill effects.
    Those things are just personal preference though. They don't actually improve your performance.
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    anything that removes unnecessary usage of system memory helps performance.
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