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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Boot windows xp faster

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hello friends,

this post is dedicated to our xp users as we all who had ever used windows XP knows about how easy and attractive it had been compared to its previous release . And in this post we have solved a major problem on slow boot time of windows xp . Each time you boot Windows XP, there's an updated file called NTOSBOOT-*.pf who appears in your prefetch directory (%SystemRoot%Prefetch) and there's no need to erase any other files as the new prefetch option in XP really improves loading time of installed programs. We only want WindowsXP to boot faster and not decrease its performance.here we go
  • Click on START button then click on RUN and type notepad.exe and press [enter] or type windows + [R] .

    • In notepad type "del c:\windows\prefetch\ ntosboot-*.* /q" and save it as "ntosboot.bat" in your c:/ drive
    • From the START menu, select "RUN" & type "gpedit.msc".


      • It will bring up "Group policy editor" window.
      • Double click "Windows Settings" under "Computer Configuration" and double click again on "Shutdown" in the right window.

      • In the new window, click "add", "Browse", locate your "ntosboot.bat" file in c:\& click "Open"

      •  Click "OK", "Apply" & "OK" once again to exit.
      •  From the Start menu, select "Run" & type "devmgmt.msc".
      • Double click on "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
      •   Right click on "Primary IDE Channel" and select "Properties".
      • Select the "Advanced Settings" tab then on the device 0 or 1 that doesn't have 'device type' greyed out select 'none' instead of 'autodetect' & click "OK".
      •  Right click on "Secondary IDE channel", select "Properties" and repeat above step.
      • Now reboot your computer
            Thanks
            Team krazzy2hack

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