Some of the items I have disabled include floppy disk drives and controllers, bluetooth controllers and radios, modems and virtual Wifi adapters. Read the disclaimer! Oct 6, 2011 #20 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 You will possibly find SATA is not supported by your board - it is a little squarish connector. You want to be at absolute bare-bones. http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Windows-XP-Startup-Faster
Visit http://www.Sysinfo.org and look up the program and its details you don't know what one of the listed programs do. My HDD has has errors happening because of a bad sector(s), causing it to eventually read in PIO mode. Read your manual before you do any of these steps.
By default, it's 30, which means 30 seconds of wait time before boot. Having got the new drive working, you could temporarily mount your old HDD in place of the CD/DVD and thus recover any or all data you want to keep. It's kind of annoying.. Windows Xp Slow Startup The whole thing takes less than 5 minutes.Before using BootVis, my boot time was 58.9 seconds.
Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? How To Make Windows Xp Run Faster If yes, for the couple of minutes it would take to swap a RAM board, it's worth a try. Download the program (links below). More that 2 repetitions does not really make too much sense.
However, Hibernation is a good long-term recommended solution, as it does save electricity. 2 Go to Start->Control Panel->Power Options. Windows Xp Fast Boot Sep 30, 2011 #11 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,782 +697 It would appear that the lion's share of the time is getting to the desktop. Shut down all applications before making changes. Now i'm confused whetheruser environment debug logs is showing correct info :(.
Warnings Don't uncheck anything from Symantec or any other anti-virus or anti-malware software.
Click "Start" and select "Run." Type "Cmd" and press "Enter" to open a command window. Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start Check this : http://www.msigeek.com/6231/how-to-enable-system-boot-time-logging-using-process-monitor-tool Regards, Abhijit Waikar. ------------------------------- MCSA|MCSA:Messaging|MCTS|MCITP:SA My Blog: http://abhijitw.wordpress.com This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties, and confers no rights. How To Speed Up Windows Xp Professional Did you try these steps?Upload a picture for other readers to see.
Thankfully, there are a lot of steps you can take to speed your computer's boot time. http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-continually-hangs-after-idle-time.html After reboot has been complete, it will take a while - could be several minutes - for BOOTVIS to complete the optimalisation. Loading... Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Windows XP Professional boot time CrAnSwIcK SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe137137 Loading... Windows Xp Very Slow To Load
Is there one?(havent yet found where to provide info below to always appear)Windows XP Home / Athlon 2G / 1G ram / 2-internal 80g drives , 1 external 160g USB drive Either way, if you can live with the annoyances of Windows 8, you will see a huge reduction in boot time even with semi-old hardware. Doing so may disable or hinder the protection of your PC. http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/in-a-multitasking-windows-os-how-many-applications-can-run-at-a-time.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - To create a new discussion by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 18, 2007 7:23 PM PDT In reply to: reduce boot time for
You'll have to Google around a bit to see if your BIOS supports it or you can enter the BIOS by pressing F2 or whatever key it tells you on startup. Make Windows Xp Faster And Improve Its Performance If you accidentally uncheck a program, just retrace the steps above and recheck the program and restart your computer. jayvie08 22,613 views 0:45 Loading more suggestions...
In order to do so, a reboot is needed! PLS help Jan 17, 2008 Windows XP Slow Boot & Slow HP Wireless Assitant Boot Aug 17, 2007 Windows xp professional boot problem Jun 15, 2007 Windows XP Professional doesn't boot Download PageDefrag, install and run. How To Make Windows Xp Boot Faster This is VERY IMPORTANT, for BootVis does a lot of very technical stuff that you don't need.
You can click (maybe right click) this little "stem" - the block - and see your boot time in 1/100ths of a second.You can tweak your boot times with this routine You can download BOOTVIS either from the Microsoft website or directly from WeetHet (see the Downloads page). About this wikiHow How helpful is this? weblink Advise would be helpful.
Type“net statistics workstation”and press enter. 3. In addition, you should always install the latest Windows updates using the Windows Update tool in Control Panel. This is because this feature is also used to speed up the loading of boot files. I suspect that some drivers got rmoved.(Leo has issued a revised instruction where he says not to click OK after selecting ''drivers delay option'')I am afraid to download MS BootVis again
Answer this question Flag as... Method 2 Prefetch 1 Simply browse to the Windows folder (Ex: C:\Windows) and under there you would see the prefetch folder. You may need to reactivate Windows when you copy the HD. If not, I think I'll just suck it up, replace my HDD with something not ancient (like a SATA connection), and reinstall most everything.
Don't worry about this. Apparently, your computer has to contact the router's DHCP server in order to get an IP address on boot up and this process can be quickened if you just set a Windows XP will automatically load and startup all the programs that are in the startup folder whether you intend to use them or not. One of my favorite tools for looking at CPU / processes and usage and more is Process Explorer (Look through THIS thread for good examples including Process Explorer screenshots).