Lighning Fast Startup


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j.r.l.

Hi people,

I'll show how to make ur computer get better response times and better startup. What we're going to do? Process Idle Tasks. Something that processes tasks that only load when your computer is idle (not being used). Here, at my home. the computer is always doing something but we still have to make it process the tasks.

Alright.

Go to the start menu and hit "Run".

From that menu, run the command "rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks". Just CTRL+C here and CTRL+V in the RUN window.

That will process the idle tasks that show up in C:\%systemroot%\Prefetch\Layout.ini

*%systemroot%: probably WinNT or Windows or just Win.

Note: Processing Idle Tasks WILL take a lot of CPU as the computer needs to defrag the boot sector (which is impossible in a normal defrag) and such things.

Enjoy :)

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goheels681

Wait, so, in laymens terms, what is it doing?

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Xtreme $niper

Wellll i dont know about this, I need some of my services to start on bootup, instead of when im idle..

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Hypoxiaicon

Ok. Ill try it. If I have to format im coming for you ;)

Did it, nothing happened? :shifty:

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Rob2687
Ok. Ill try it. If I have to format im coming for you ;)

Did it, nothing happened?  :shifty:

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same...what trickery is this?

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Prosidius
Ok. Ill try it. If I have to format im coming for you ;)

Did it, nothing happened?  :shifty:

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I knew something was happening as my hard drive light was on for about a minute after I executed that command.

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Hypoxiaicon

Nah, does abso nothing here, no HD Activity.. No nothing.

Maybe does something when we reboot?

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Dan.Varga

Used next to no CPU for me but tons of hdd activity

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Prosidius

Ok, why is my proccesses screen blank and nothing works like regedit and services.msc anymore?

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Dan.Varga
Ok, why is my proccesses screen blank and nothing works like regedit and services.msc anymore?

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All works for me :cool:

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wasabi

This is not really a guide it is more a tweak (a dubious one at that)

a guide on "lightning fast Startup" should consist of a series of tweaks

aka

disable services tweak

nogui boot

timeout reduction

Faster Boot-Up without tons of fonts

classic style

Decrease system loading time by changing network settings

Enable or disable boot defrag

Bootvis

remove login

Speed up Login Process

mrxsmb.dll tweak

Speed up Login Process

IrCOMM2k.zip tweak

etc

etc

etc

etc

etc

etc

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j.r.l.

Bootvis is akwards... slows it down like hell, just get ur ethernet configured and ull be fine

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JakeM741

I'm really confused :huh:

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wasabi

anyway ill give your trick a test tomorrow (cauz im on my girlfriends machine right now and i swore to her(and myself) NOT to tweakanything on it-its very difficult not to)

AresXP i hope it works

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audioscheine

my harddrive is busy. for about 15 seconds. then does nothing.

meh. w.e aslong as my computer starts next time i turn it on.

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audioscheine

ok nevermind, its chattering away. wtf mate!

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Night.Hawk

I have 2.60GHz processor and just 256MB of RAM and my computer is running the same as ever. The only thing is that the harddrive light is on :wacko:

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Detroit

Now, how you turn this off?!

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Slimy

how did this get into essential guides successfully?

@ shushu, u seem to know what your talking bout, maybe u make a guide ;)

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Yvo

This doesn't help any and really can't be called lighting fast boot times.

I feel like i got had just like those commercials on tv.

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sp1k3

all i do is "start"--->"run"--->type in "msnconfig"---->startup tab--->uncheck everything enjoy :)

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kars85

so no antivirus or anything then? hmmm :no: :no:

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