background preloader


Facebook Twitter

""Disable Paging Executive" 10 Simple Ways To Speed Up Windows XP. Update: If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, then then check out these posts (Vista, Windows 7).

10 Simple Ways To Speed Up Windows XP

If are feeling more adventurous I have also posted 10 Intermediate Ways To Speed Up Windows and also More Ways to Speed Up Windows XP I’ve just finished setting up a new PC for a friend and I think some of you will be interested in some of the tweaks I make to all of my PCs to make them quicker. I’ve focused here on the ones which are simple to do and won’t cause problems if you get it wrong, rather than listing registry tweaks etc. 1. Disable Indexing Services Indexing Services is a small little program that uses large amounts of RAM and can often make a computer endlessly loud and noisy. Go to StartClick SettingsClick Control PanelDouble-click Add/Remove ProgramsClick the Add/Remove Window ComponentsUncheck the Indexing servicesClick Next 2.

Windows XP can look sexy but displaying all the visual items can waste system resources. 3. Winxp tweak tweak xp windows xp tweaks tweak-xp xp tweak win XP tweak. Computer memory and cache optimization, tuneup and internet utility software. Eudora Forums - How do I Backup Eudora? Originally Posted by I've used Eudora for years in Microsoft environment.

And I've thought that I've been backing up my emails. (I've never had to restore, so I'm not sure that I've actually backed up) I'm wondering if I've only backed up the Eudora program. I use Iomega Zip disk to back up. Embarrassed to be so non-techie Thank you. If you had your data in your "Eudora folder" then you probably backed up your mail and other data too. Each mailbox has 2 files: one, containing the actual messages, with a .mbx extension and a second one, with the table of contents and with the Status (sent, received, etc), with a .toc extension. You may want to have a look at the Eudora shortcut on your desktop. "Complete path to eudora.exe" "Complete path to Data folder". If you had everything in one folder and want to separate your Data from your Program files (Which is preferable) post again and someone will give you instructions on how to proceed.

Advanced XP Tweak - Tweak hidden Windows XP performance settings. The Complete Guide To Optimising Windows XP. Make Your Menus Load Faster This is one of my favourite tweaks as it makes a huge difference to how fast your machine will ‘feel’.

The Complete Guide To Optimising Windows XP

What this tweak does is remove the slight delay between clicking on a menu and XP displaying the menu. This is the delay time before a menu is opened. You can set it to ’0? But it can make windows really hard to use as menus will open if you just look at them – well move your mouse over them anyway. Go to Start then RunType ‘Regedit’ then click ‘Ok’Find ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop’Select ‘MenuShowDelay’Right click and select ‘Modify’Reduce the number to around ’100? Make Programs Load Faster This little tweak tends to work for most programs. Right-click on the icon/shortcut you use to launch the programSelect propertiesIn the ‘target’ box, add ‘ /prefetch:1′ at the end of the line.Click ‘Ok’ Ensure XP Is Using DMA Mode XP enables DMA for Hard-Drives and CD-Roms by default on most ATA or ATAPI (IDE) devices. XP Tweaks - Increase Windows XP Perfomance WinXP. #1 - MsConfig Most of you will be familiar with MsConfig, which is basically a built-in system configuration utility for Windows.

XP Tweaks - Increase Windows XP Perfomance WinXP

Open it up by simply going to Start -> Run..., then type 'msconfig' in the box and press enter. Now, the tab we are interested in here is the 'Startup' tab... simply click on it and you should see a screen similar to the one below. This box displays all of the programs that will be started when Windows boots up. None of these programs are vital for Windows, so don't feel worried about removing some of them in experimentation. . ^ TOP [WebGear] [] #2- More Startup Tweakage Now we're going to take the tweak above and go one step futher. . ^ TOP [WebGear] [] #3 - Speeding Up Internet Explorer This is a handy little trick you can use with Internet Explorer 6 (which ships with XP) to make it boot up extremely fast - instantly, on my system :)

. #4 - Proformance Increase through My Computer There, now Windows will still look nice and perform faster. 1.