The time Windows XP takes to boot-up is directly proportional to our frustration and temper. In simple words, “damn you windows! Can’t you start a little faster?” Indeed, its irritating when the computer takes a long time to start. The good thing is, you can reduce the booting time easily. Yes, it’s free too. You don’t need to buy a new RAM, Processor or the whole motherboard. Just a few tweaks, and you computer will start like breeze.
Here are a few steps to reduce the startup time of Windows XP.
- Go to your bios and set Hard disk at the top in boot priority list.
- Remove unnecessary files and short cuts from desktop, store them elsewhere.
- Remove un necessary programs from startup
Goto start>run and type in msconfig
This will launch the system configuration utility and remove unnecessary programs from startup.
4.Use Microsoft bootvis to optimize your boot time.
Install bootvis , and launch the utility. Click on trace in the menu, and select optimize system.
- You can check the performance of boot vis by logging the driver delays before and after optimizing the system. To find the driver delays click on nextboot+driver delays. You will get a graph showing the process and the time at which they are launched.
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