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Wednesday April 20, 2005 12:40 pm

Speed Up Windows XP Boot Time

Windows XP Boot UpIf you are someone always looking to gain as much speed from your PC as possible, you will likely appreciate a few of the tweaks offered by Hacking Windows XP. In chapter 8, which is featured on ExtremeTech, it goes through many different ways of optimizing the settings in Windows XP and your computer BIOS which result in faster boot time. This is probably more for the casual PC user, rather the the elite geeks out there. While reading, I didn’t really come across anything I personally didn’t already know. Still, it’s a good read.

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This was a decent article although I don’t know if I agree with the list of services the author recommends disabling.

For example, Windows Time is useful if you want to keep your clock in sync with the internet. The impact doesn’t really effect the boot time.

The most effective thing that I found to speed up your boot time is removing startup programs.

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