10 Ways to Speed XP


Since defragging the hard disk will not be much to improve the performance of Windows XP, here are 23 suggestions. Everyone can the performance and reliability of your PC customers. Here 10 ways to speed XP, maybe this tips can help you.
  1. If a PC has less than 512 megabytes of RAM, you add more memory. This is relatively cheap and easy to update that dramatically improves system performance.
  2. To reduce a starting time of the system and increase system performance, using the money by purchasing software defragmentation is not - Integrated Windows defragmenter works well - and place the computer with an Ultra-133 or Serial ATA hard drive with 8 MB cache buffer
  3. Turn off the indexing of files. The indexing of information obtained from documents and other files on your hard disk and creates a "Encyclopedia investigation. As you can imagine, this process can be very imposition of any system.
  4. Make sure that Windows XP is the use of NTFS. If unsure, check here, as follows: first, double-click on the icon with the right button on the C: drive and select Properties. Then consider the type of system files when he said, FAT32, backup all important data. Then click Start, Run, type cmd, then click "OK". At the prompt, CONVERT C: / FS: NTFS and press Enter. This may take some time, it is important that the computer without interruption and without virus. The file system boot drive is FAT32 or NTFS. I recommend NTFS for their superior security, reliability and efficiency, with larger hard drives.
  5. Empty the Windows pre-file every three months or less. Windows XP "Prefetch" lots of data and applications busy. This makes the process seem to load faster when called by the user. But, over time, before the folders can perhaps overloaded with references to files and applications are no longer in use. If this happens, Windows XP is time to slow system performance and preload. None of criticism in this case and all content is safe to delete.
  6. Update video and PC motherboard chipset drivers. In addition, configure and update the BIOS. For more information on how to set your BIOS correctly see this article on my site.
  7. In your Device Manager, double-click the IDE ATA / ATAPI device and to ensure that DMA is activated for each player in primary and secondary controllers. Do this by double clicking on Primary IDE Channel. Then click on "Advanced Settings". Make sure the transfer mode to DMA if available "for the two aircraft-0 and 1 devices then repeat this operation with the secondary IDE channel.
  8. Remove all spyware on your computer. Use free programs such as Lavasoft AdAware and Spybot Search & Destroy. Once these programs are installed, make sure that if, and download updates before starting their search. Everything that the program is to say, can not be removed safely. The free software requires spyware are not running after work and spyware part has been eliminated, if your client really wants the program, even if it contains spyware, simply reinstall. For more information on the abolition of the visit this site Spyware Pro News.
  9. Once a month, make a clean hard drive. How it works: Double-click the My Computer icon. Then, with the right button on the C: drive and select Properties. Click on the "Disk cleanup - is only on the right side of the pie graphics capability - and delete all temporary files.
  10. Upgrading the wiring. As hard drive technology improved, the wiring to achieve these performance requirements, have strengthened. Make sure child Ultra 80-133-cable connectors in all its IDE with enough properly associated with the master / slave / motherboard Socket. A single device must be at the end of the cable connecting a single tower in downtown port in a tablecloth follows that the problems of signal. With Ultra-DMA hard drives, these problems signal prevents the reader from the application on the most. Moreover, by nature, since these cables support "Cable Select", the position of each player in the cable is important. For these reasons, the cable is designed for the player positioning, is explicitly indicated otherwise