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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 How to Speed up Windows XP dramastically I am an avid gamer and I am sure that many of you out there want to speed up your computer for a myrad of reasons, well it seems the good folks at Computer Gaming World know how to tweak their systems. Here are FIVE tweaks to help speed up the performance of Windows XP. #1: Murder the Maintainance Apps Start by choosing the System icon in the Control Panel. There are three things here to eliminate: System Restore, Automatic Updating, and Remote Assistance. Navigate each tab an or uncheck the appropriate boxes and select the appropriate radio buttons to cleanse your system of these largely useless ap #2: Toss out Windows Messaging Ready to kill that stupid little buddy icon that nobody uses? Choose Start and Run, and typ C:\Windows\INF\SYSOC.INF. Substitute your Windows directory if necessary. This will open up a text file that maliciously hide some programs from the Add/Remove Programs folder. Find the line that starts with "msmsgs=" and edit the word "hide" out some programs from the Add/Remove Programs folder....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course COMPUTERS 100 taught by Professor Sinha during the Spring '05 term at IIT Kanpur.
- Spring '05