I'm running a P3 933mhz Gateway PC,512 SDRAM,G4 Ti 4600,40gig 7200 HD and playing a newer flight sim,CFS3. I'd be pretty interested in doing that myself. –alex Sep 8 '09 at 7:09 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote The default Windows XP installation requires approximately 1300MB (ex. Nlite is a good option for streamlining an XP install by getting rid of the stuff you dont need, and also for preseting many of the common options. He wanted to know how he could get the absolute most out of his hardware for a very specific game he plays (World of Warcraft). http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/windows-start-button-not-working-windows-10.html
here is the preset i use so you don't have to read all the thousands of options on nlite: profile.ini (import as a preset on nlite) share|improve this answer answered Apr Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin That is a Convenience Some Cannot Afford (Score:5, Insightful) by eldavojohn ( 898314 ) * writes: <[moc.liamg] [ta] [nhojovadle]> on Monday January 28, 2008 @11:38AM (#22208480) Some, like disabling window animations, can boost performance, while others are more a matter of taste. It will be years before any game developer using DX can drop support for DX9. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/barebones-xp.5033/
Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Stripping down Windows XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Fine No Issues. This will mean that you get a 192 MB pagefile and reduce the initial disk space required.
Now, Vista is bloated and MinWin is lean. And in return, you'll gain the ability to do something completely useless with your system, like how DRM opens the door for you to enjoy "protected media". Advertisement Like the Components section, you may want to spend a few minutes deciding what you prefer in this section. Windows 7 Minimal Install Iso Not a very good deal, is it?
Vista doesn't. Lightweight Windows 7 Install I didn't buy 4GB just so I can win a pissing contest about how much RAM my system has free. Has The Elder Geek site been useful? Visit Website I am off to read the link youve suggested right away.
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Advertisement charlton3k Thread Starter Joined: Jul 23, 2006 Messages: 141 HI, i got myself a copy of windows xp barebones, but am having trouble installing it. My first experience with Vista was on my Presario c700 with 1GB RAM. Nlite For Windows 10 Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Interesting) by CastrTroy ( 595695 ) writes: My video card has it's own RAM, so no problem with that. Stripping Down Windows 10 by CascaLonginus / January 2, 2009 1:00 PM PST In reply to: Excuse me but..
Not that I'm knocking Gentoo, I just don't see how your argument is anything but fanboyish nose-cutting/face-spiting posturing, desperately trying to ilicit "hear hear"s from the rest of the slashdot crowd. check over here DX10 was created with virtualization in mind [chase.net.au] so microso Re: (Score:2) by Volante3192 ( 953645 ) writes: http://www.anandtech.com/gadgets/showdoc.aspx?i=3034 [anandtech.com](although the first page with charts I see is here: http://www.anandtech.com/showdoc.aspx?i=3044&p=1 [anandtech.com] They only take up disk space, and if you need to recover that space, you can just goto the Add/Remove applet in the Control Panel and uninstall what you don't need.Mark so a full-screen racing or flight sim would span all your displays not just one. Trim Down Windows 10
If I install a program on Vista that needs more RAM because I'm running low on system resources, I can just go get more. I rather have the convinience of never having to touch the install medium again, _and_ shadow copies of system files, ect, than having a 99.5% instead of Benchmarks (Score:5, Insightful) by It's the movement to a society where nobody owns anything, and customers become renters subject to whatever whims the licensor wants to make--even if we "purchased" our product before they had http://midsolutions.org/windows-10/windows-xp-theme-for-windows-10-download.html Can that be moved?
Post deleted. Windows Tiny7 Vista and DX10 are slower than XP and DX9 and it has been well published. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Informative) by russ1337 ( 938915 ) writes: With a clean install of Vista it takes me around 5-10 seconds to delete a file.
snowbal, Mar 9, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 9 Views: 263 flavallee Mar 14, 2017 at 10:51 AM Windows XP in 2017.... Consider A Donation Basic How To Articles for XP Newbies - Managing Starting / Stopping XP - Managing Desktop Components - Managing Basic Hardware Settings - Managing Folders and Files - Most people don't do most of their work inside the OS itself. Lightweight Windows 10 Let's take a look at a few ways to trim down your Windows installation so that it takes up less space on your hard drive and eats less RAM while it's
A handful of tweaks may not lead to much, but fourty tweaks applied properly can mean the difference between 5 second loads and 25 second loads, 45 FPS and 55 FPS, Join over 733,556 other people just like you! It's not like vista uses up a drastically larger amount of memory or actually adds features you couldn't find in say linux [ubuntu.com], is it? weblink Then there's beta releases of video card drivers and the like.Long story short, I'm currently awaiting a new harddrive that's going to be a XP drive so that I can continue
In the list, scroll down and select Telnet Client Re: (Score:3, Insightful) by Andy Dodd ( 701 ) writes: "And if analog video support is removed then why does the S-Video As for the DX10 features, they can be given to XP and Linux users via OpenGL, which always gets new graphics card features before DirectX. Although this is probably rubbish, you should find that a clean XP with nothing installed its pretty stable and fast. With a clean install of Vista it takes me around 5-10 seconds to delete a file.
Open source stuff can do this of course, but that's Re: (Score:3, Informative) by secPM_MS ( 1081961 ) writes: Actually, look at Server 2008. The only "speed" issues I could benefit from addressing (i.e. by CascaLonginus / January 2, 2009 12:47 PM PST In reply to: Here's a tweak guide that can help you, step by step... there are, however, tailor-made nLite session.ini files available. –Molly7244 Sep 8 '09 at 11:06 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I've installed a slipstreamed SP2 disk into a 4GB
It works well for stuff like slipstreaming SATA drivers, but I've had a few problems when I used more advanced features like removing un-needed Windows components -- when installing stuff like Assuming you chose to remove components, you'll eventually come to the Components step of the nLite wizard. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. So if you allocate 1 GB of RAM, then you need an extra 1.5 GB for the pagefile.
By removing unnecessary files and packages (such as language packs), a customized version of Windows can be as thin as about 700MB. make sure you watch size constraints of event logs, registry, etc etc. Re:Vista XP is here! (Score:5, Informative) by Kamots ( 321174 ) writes: on Monday January 28, 2008 @12:36PM (#22209134) Just to help keep your viewpoint balanced... Re:Vista XP is here! (Score:4, Informative) by everphilski ( 877346 ) writes: on Monday January 28, 2008 @11:47AM (#22208604) Journal Add a gig of RAM ($20-$30) and you will notice a
Can I turn off the alternate keyboards in Messages What would you call a person who is obsessed with being "normal"? I guess a spell checker can't make me smart. Lesser components. Or structure the present Vista so that it installs a reasonable core and allows you to "opt in" to the extra stuff.What's likely happening is a turf battle between all the
I'd say the safe range is 4GB. Something was causing a problem initially or you wouldn't be using this procedure. This allows for a lean environment for my recource hungry games to operate in and it seems to work well. Windows XP Barebones Installation Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by charlton3k, Sep 17, 2006.