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How to Speed Up Your computer Which is slow to start up

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* Run
* Msconfig
* Select “OK
It will show “System Configuration Utility”.
Go to tabs on the top of the screen:
*** SELECT(Normal Startup)***
* Go to the (STARTUP) Tab
* Uncheck all unnecessary programs
Go to the Services tab:
first check the option “Hide All Microsoft Services” to hide all windows necessary services.
Uncheck all unnecessary service boxes and press the apply button to save the Services tab setting.
Restart your computer

How to maintain Your computer Speed

Follow steps below
Click on Start
>> Programs
>> Accessories
>> System Tools
>> Disk Cleanup
Choose the files to delete and then click OK.
B DISK DEFRAGMENTATIONTo run defragmenter,
go to Start >> All Programs >> Accessories >> System Tools >> Disk Defragmenter
Click “Analyze” to defragment
Click “Defragment” to start the defragmentation process. C. UNINSTALL PROGRAMSIf your PC is too slow then Go to Start >> Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programsthen try to remove Programs which are too large or Programs you dontrequired now

How to Fix my Low Virtual Memory Or PC hang or is not responding  issue

go to Start
>> Control Panel
>> System in Windows XP.
If you are running Windows Vista, select the “System and Maintenance” option, then “System.”
>> System Tools
>> Disk Defragmenter
  • Select the “Advanced” tab in Windows XP.
    If you are running Windows Vista, select the “Advanced system settings” option, then the “Advanced” tab.
    Click the “Change” button in the Virtual Memory section for Windows XP users.If you are running Windows Vista, click the “Settings…” button under the Performance section. The “Performance Options” window will open. Select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Change…” button.
    Highlight the hard drive you want to change the virtual memory on.
    Select the “Custom Size” radio button.
    Alter the virtual memory size. The virtual memory should be 1.5 times the amount of your physical RAM. If your computer has 2 GB of physical memory, then your virtual memory should be set to 3,000 (3 MB).
    Click the “Set” button.
    Click the “OK” button.Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

How to speedup slow Google Chrome

 Go to browser address bar in Google Chrome and type “chrome://flags” and hit Enter.
Enable both enable GPU Accelerated Compositing and GPU accelerated SVG and CSS
filters,Web Page Prerendering.GPU Accelerated SVG and CSS Filters
Set high priority to Google Chrome process i.e chrome.exe to high in task manager 
 Go to settings and Disable Developer mode, 
* Go to Start
* Run
* Msconfig
* Select “OK“Disable the Google chrome update process in services tab

How to speedup my slow  FIREFOX browser

1.Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit enter.
2. Alter the entries as follows:
Set network.http.pipelining to “true”
Set network.http.proxy.pipelining to “true”
Set network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to some number like 30.
This means it will make 30 requests at once.
3. right-click anywhere and select New-> Integer. nglayout.initialpaint.delay and set its value to “0”.
This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts.

How to Increase my Internet Download Speed

1] go to desktop->My computer-(right click on)->properties->then go HARDWARE tab-> Devicemanager-> now u see a window of Device manager
then go to Ports->Communication Port(double click on it and Open).
after open u can see a Communication Port properties.
go the Port Setting:—-
and now increase ur “Bits per second” to 128000.
and “Flow control” change 2 Hardware
2]type this below coding in notepad and save as .reg and then run this file….this will increase ur surfing n downloading speed…..
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServic esTcpipParameters]
3]Xp reserves 20% bandwith,to unreserve it,follow following steps:
a)Click Start
c)Goto:>Local Computer Policy
——-–>Computer Configuration
——-–>Administrative Templates
——-–>Network–>QOS Packet Scheduler
——-–>Limit Reservable Bandwidth
d) Double click on Limit Reservable bandwidth
e)Select Enable
f) Change 20% to 0%
g)Click Apply

Windows XP Shutdown is very slow -How to Increase ?

 Follow the steps below
Go to Start – Run – Regedit
Navigate to the following Registry key:
HKEY CURRENT USERControl PanelDesktop
Double click on the AutoEndTasks entry and replace the 0 with a 1 in the Value data text box
For the next two, if the dword value indicated does not exist, create it:
Double click on the WaitToKillAppTimeout entry in the right pane and change the Value data to 2000
Double click on the HungAppTimeout entry in the right pane and change the Value data to 1000
If still having a problem, do the next change:
Right-click on WaitToKillServiceTimeout and change it to 2000
NOTE: The lowest value Windows will recognize is 1000 (1 second)

How to Make icons in windows appear quicker

Go to my computer
Under Folder Options select the view tab.
Uncheck the very first box that reads “Automatically search for network folders and printers”.
Click “Apply” or “OK

How to Speed up boot by disabling unused ports device manager

You can disable all disk monitoring by running this command
To turn it on again run this command

How to auto clean junk in  my drive

Delete Prefetch Automatically
1. Go into My Computer and go into your hard drive.
2. Right-click anywhere that a file is not and select the New submenu and click Text Document
3. Name it “deleteprefetch”
4. Double-click on the text file you just created.
5. Type “del C:WindowsPrefetch*.* /Q” (without the quotes).
6. Go to File > Save As… and choose “All Files” from the “Save as Type” box and save it as “deleteprefetch.bat”
7. This is batch file that will automatically delete all the files in your Prefetch folder.
I Get hard drive errors messages How to fix
To check your hard drive for errors
Go to Start – Run -type “cmd”
thn type  chkdsk /r
to remove all errors


How to fix if Your Direct Memory Access (DMA) is

disabled ?


The Direct Memory Access will allow data transmission between your hard drive and CD drive without requiring the microprocessors intervention.
Those using Windows XP will not have this option set by default.
1. Click on the Start button and open “Control Panel
2. Click and open the “System” icon
3. Select the “Hardware” tab and choose “Device Manager”.
4. List the ATA/ATAPI options by clicking the + icon next to it.
5. Select “Primary IDE Channel”
6. In the “Primary IDE Properties” window, select the “Advanced Settings” tab
7. Check whether the “Transfer Mode” for “Device 0” enables DMA.
8. Also, check whether the “Transfer Mode” for “Device 1” enables DMA.
9. Click “OK” to confirm the changes
10. Click “Secondary IDE Channel”
11. In the “Secondary IDE Properties”, select the “Advanced Settings” tab
12. Check whether the “Transfer Mode” for “Device 0” enables DMA.
13. Also, check whether the “Transfer Mode” for “Device 1” enables DMA
14. When done, click “OK” to confirm the changes

How to to Remove the background image on desktop.?

Right click the Desktop and
click “Properties”, and
go to the “Desktop” tab.
Change the wallpaper to “None”.
This will greatly speed up Windows XP.
Also go to the “Settings” tab, and change “Colour quality” to “Medium (16 bit)”.

Which services disabling can  speedup my Computer

List of services to disabled to  speedup my slow Computer
Go to Start – Run -type “services.msc”
Below list of Services to Disable:
Smart Card / Smart Card Helper
Application Management
Computer Browser
Error Reporting Service
HID Input Service
Indexing Service
Net Logon
NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing
Network Location Awareness (NLA)
Network Provisioning Service
Portable Media Serial Number Service
Remote Desktop Help Session Manager
Remote Registry
Secondary Logon (If you only have one user on your computer)
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Service
Uninterruptable Power Supply
Windows Time
WMI Performance Adapter

My menus are taking time to load .please help

To Make menus load faster follow steps
Press WinKey + R and then type “regedit” and press Enter.
Now find “HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop”, double click “MenuShowDelay”, reduce the
number to around 100, but not too less.
Speed up folder access by disabling Last Access Update.
Press WinKey + R and type “regedt32”, click through the treeview until you arrive at “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetControlFileSystem”
Right click in a blank area of the window on the right and select New > DWORD Value.
Call it “NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate” and then double click the new value and change the value data to
“1”, and press Enter.

How to adjust Java memory

Control Panel click on “Programs.”
Go to Java settings,Select “Java” tab
In the “Runtime Parameters” column change the value, or if it is blank decide for the new value, of the
Java memory
Modify the parameter.
To modify the parameter, double click in the “Runtime Parameters” column and,
type -Xmx512m that assigns 512MB memory for the Java.
type -Xmx1024m that assigns 1GB memory for the Java.
type -Xmx2048m that assigns 2GB memory for the Java.
type -Xmx3072m that assigns 3GB memory for the Java, and so on.
Please note, it begins with a minus sign and ends to an m.
Also note, there is no blank space between characters

Originally posted 2012-10-15 11:43:30.

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