make windows xp faster

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  1. xzxero
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    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    hey man want to make your computer faster?

    Start > Control Panel > System > Advanced (tab) > Performance Settings > choose custom & only select the last 3 options which are
    1] use common tasks in folders
    2] use drop shadows for icon labels on desktop
    3] use visual styles on windows and buttons

    press ok and watch how faster your cpu is [​IMG]
     
  2. Bluelaserman

    Bluelaserman I shoot BLUE LASERS MAN!!!!

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    You could always use Computer optimizers to remove registry files of which are useless / not properly installed. They can also delete files of which are temporary but are using up the hard drive space. They can also defrag the hard drive to speed up and keep the computer efficient.
     
  3. Oh Really?

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    Or you can reinstall xp
     
  4. Bluelaserman

    Bluelaserman I shoot BLUE LASERS MAN!!!!

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    Or Purchase more RAM
     
  5. Joe88

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    or get a better CPU

    this might be good for netbooks
    but for other PC's, no so much
     
  6. Bluelaserman

    Bluelaserman I shoot BLUE LASERS MAN!!!!

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    OVERCLOCK the CPU [​IMG]
     
  7. Cermage

    Cermage GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    increase page file
    disable services you dont use.
     
  8. xzxero
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    xzxero ♥bong milk does good for the brain♥

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    all superb suggestions!

    well mostly.
     
  9. Bluelaserman

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  10. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    You can uninstall junk programs that came pre-installed.
    You can disable startup programs you don't need.
    If you use an Anti-virus, pick a good one that uses few resources like Avast. (Never use Norton)
     
  11. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    lmfao, speedin up xp? isn't this a few years too late? if you don't have a computer that can run xp fast, then i feel sry for you lol.
     
  12. RupeeClock

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    It would help to speed up a weak netbook I suppose.
    This stuff is largely applicable to Vista too.
     
  13. geedub

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    everythings just about been mentioned

    but you dont need to select these either , looks better though
     
  14. juggernaut911

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    hey man u wanna speed up windows 2000?! well do this:

    install Windows 7.
     
  15. fvnfish

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    Thanks, this helped tons! [​IMG]
     
  16. Elritha

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    You could always use nlite or vlite. Cut back on Windows junk before it's even installed. [​IMG]
     
  17. BiscuitBee

    BiscuitBee Semi-Resident Cookie-Bug

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    If you are looking to speed up boot time, take a look at Bootvis. It's a fairly unknown tool made by Microsoft.
     
  18. mucus

    mucus Orc Orc Orc

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  19. Maz7006

    Maz7006 iSEXu

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    XP is fast enough.
     
  20. zeromac

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    This might work for me [​IMG]