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Once you've disabled the programs you want, exit Msconfig and restart your PC.If there are any problems or error messages, make a note and go back into Msconfig and check the Many thanks Back to top #6 MilesAhead MilesAhead Members 197 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:00 PM Posted 09 March 2008 - 04:46 PM John,Process Monitor appears to have given me the AVG seems pretty good but i really want to know what the best Virus Scanner ProgramYou might also want to try these tips:

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More CommentsAbout This Instructable 251,672views39favoritesLicense:sonofaproFollow3More by sonofapro:Add But there are a few Automatic services you could consider setting to Manual: If you don't use a printer, disable the "Print Spooler" service. weblink

Walt, if you're really interested in fixing this machine's slow startup times, keep reading. What if Vista really is slower?" So I turned my attention to five different systems here and found some fascinating results. Changing the Boot-Order to be: Hard Disk first, then maybe CD/Floppy, could possibly "shave" a second. 5) Disable Windows startup/shutdown/logon/logoff sounds. I wouldn't disable the "ReadyBoost" service even if you don't use it as "ReadyBoot" is integrated into this service so setting this service to manual or disable with slow down your

Windows Vista Slow Performance

This does result in quite a lot of disk activity after startup as files are read from disk into memory but it can make a difference to the launch times of Of course, nowadays, you don't really need to do it manually as the built-in Windows 8/10 defragmenter does a good job at defragmenting files in the background whenever your system is idle. Can any one help...PLEASEAfter doing everything i was told to do, clean etc...my computer was running fine before this crash. I'm running and AMD 2.0Ghz ,1.5 GB memory and a 350Mhz / 256 mb AGP Video with vista Home Premium, I did use the Upgrade and not a clean install.The Vista

Also, see if the particular tweak applies to your version of Windows. Oviously, I don’t know what programs and services you are running, but these can also certainly be disabled on most computers. This is the time Windows searches for external monitors. Windows Vista Slow Startup Black Screen Untick files to index under "Indexing Options" in the Control Panel.

Close the command prompt and double-click Event.txt on the Desktop to open it. Change the "MenuShowDelay" string to a value of "20". I've seen that the latter is used just as well. Disable it on systems with less than 2GB of RAM via the Windows Orb (Start) > All Programs > Administrative Tools > Services.

Do you have any persistent network connections? How To Make Windows Vista Run Faster All that ... 1 Step 1: Disable TransparencyRight click your desktopSelect PersonalizeChoose Windows Color And AppearanceUncheck Enable Transparency Click OK 2 Step 2: Disable the Animation for minimizing and maximizing windowsGo Back to top #6 Willy22 Willy22 Members 927 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Planet Earth Local time:10:00 PM Posted 12 June 2014 - 08:12 AM Run "Windows Repair" in Safe Mode Whether one should use a free Registry Cleaner to clean up the Windows Registry occasionally is a matter of debate, so you may take a call on it.

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  • Could you help me with any other ideas?
  • You can then select the Services tab, and from there disable startup processes.
  • to go up to Prefetchdel *.*Windows will reload these prefetch directories with fresh data.If you get an error trying to delete make sure the command windowhad "Administrator" in the title.
  • If this does not continue in either half you should repeat this process in Sartup. * In the half of the Services that the problem is found, remove one check
  • Boot event log shows mainpathboottime of 157 secs - other main time components are bootexplorerinittime (74 secs), bootuserprofileprocessingtime (32 secs), bootprefetchinittime (28 secs) and bootpostboottime (23 secs).
  • But there is an increased risk of data corruption or loss, should you experience a power loss!

Windows Vista Running Very Slow And Freezing

The default value is, I think, 20000. Disabling all can actually negate the purpose of ‘eye-friendly' Windows 10/8/7, and make it look and feel ‘bland' - so use your discretion and chose your options wisely. Windows Vista Slow Performance I've got the details here. Vista Takes Forever To Boot go into my computer and right click the (c:) drive and go to properties2.

But it takes Vista 15 minutes of that scrolling bar .. http://swapshaker.com/windows-vista/pc-vista-will-not-boot-up.html Fix It for slow Windows computers Microsoft has released a Fix It for slow Windows computers. I'll let him explain: I had checked a box so that Windows would automatically map a network drive upon startup, but I needed to use a VPN client to access that Personally - I would give Ubuntu 6.1 a good try. Windows Vista Slow Startup

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - YOU ROCK! To check if a particular program is slowing the machine when you switch on or shut down, e.g. Generated Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:00:04 GMT by s_hp87 (squid/3.5.23) TechRadar The source for Tech Buying Advice Search RSS Reviews How To Phones TVs Laptops Deals Photography More Car Tech Wearables check over here After making these (minor) repairs, performance is back to normal.

After I unchecked the box, the startup issue went away. 4. Windows Vista Very Slow To Respond Go into your root drive, click Organize, point to Layout, and untick the "Details Pane". All Rights Reserved.

by John.Wilkinson / August 3, 2007 4:57 PM PDT In reply to: Slow Starting Vista Press ctrl + R and type msconfig into the run box, followed by pressing Enter.

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Vista slow Startup probelm The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Other Miscellaneous Tips 1) One small and simple tip! The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. Speed Up Vista Type Cmd and hit enter Type format c: /y Reboot (changing bios settings to boot from usb) your de-vista-fied computer and install onto your hard-drive!!!

The Prefetcher is best left alone! In any case, Windows cleans it at 128 entries down to the 32 most used application's prefetch files. 3) During boot time, enter the BIOS settings, This will not repair your computer, but it may point to where the problem lies so that a repair can be made.*** Warning: Disabling items in Services or Startup may sou yo are wasting valuable disk space!  Also hard drives have I/O speeds much slower than RAM, so unless you have an SSD you wont see that much of a difference. this content Back to top #9 usasma usasma Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad BSOD Kernel Dump Expert 23,394 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southeastern CT, USA Local time:04:00 PM

click on the tools tab3. Money baby!Too much tweeking BIOS settings, thru my BIOS for a spin. Literally takes 8-11 minutes (MINUTES!) to boot, and sounds like the fan is going into hyper speed. I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message.

A minimum of 2GB is recommended, more if your system can cope with it. Also, do remember that your Windows machine will tend to run a little faster, after the first few weeks, after the OS is installed, thanks to its new feature called SuperFetch, My system works fine in Safe Mode and starts quickly. I have, however, noted entries referring to work files (docs etc) I have not accessed for years and wonder why they should be being processed during boot.