Hendra Kharisma

HDD slowdown when booting

If you have a 3min+ or slower boot time where Windows XP seems to sit for 2+ or so minutes with the XP logo doing nothing before everything comes to life, then do the following. Download Bootvis from Microsoft and run it the next time you boot. Do a ‘Trace’ If...

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Convert FAT32 To NTFS

To change from FAT 32 to NTFS for more stability and security, open the command prompt and type: “Convert C: /FS:NTFS”. Make sure there is a space between the C: and the foward slash (/). Once you press enter it will ask you for confirmation and press

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Install XP from DOS

If XP will not install from the CD or if you have a new drive with no operating system on it yet try these: Install Windows XP from the hard drive with Windows 98 already installed: Boot Windows 98 Insert the XP CD into your CD reader Explore Windows XP through...

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Disable XP Boot Logo

It is possible to disable XP splash screen, which will slightly speed up the overall boot process. Be aware that removing the splash screen will also cause you not to see any boot-up messages that might come up (chkdsk, convert … ), but if your system runs without any problems then...

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Delete files that are undeletable.

Open a Command Prompt window and leave it open. Close all open programs. Click Start, Run and enter TASKMGR.EXE Go to the Processes tab and End Process on Explorer.exe. Leave Task Manager open. Go back to the Command Prompt window and change to the directory the AVI (or other undeletable file)...

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When you use Msconfig and then reboot

When you use Msconfig and then reboot, you will have that stupid Selective startup screen appear… Majorly annoying… Download and install this file. It will stop that from appearing…. Disable Selective startup screen save it to your Desktop (you may want to right click and use Save Target As). Double-click the...

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Another Way To Speed up Web Browsing

When you connect to a web site your computer sends information back and forth, this is obvious. Some of this information deals with resolving the site name to an IP address, the stuff that tcp/ip really deals with, not words. This is DNS information and is used so that you will...

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