Boot up tips

By SuperCheetah
Apr 3, 2002
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  1. Found this old article over at www.pcstats.com but I believe it still applies now. I'm going to try it on my computer and tell my results. Thought some of you guys might need this, I know I do. I hate waiting for my computer to boot.

  2. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 875

    are these for XP as well?
  3. lokem

    lokem Newcomer, in training Posts: 773

    Wow... I haven't seen those for a LONG time! The msdos.sys file is 0 bytes in my WinXP PC. I remember that is has to be at least 1024 bytes in older Windows releases. I suppose this tweak is for WinME and below.
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    None of these applies to NT. I used these years ago with Win9x.
  5. SuperCheetah

    SuperCheetah Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 868

    My bad, just saw the article and figured some of them might could be applied to XP as well. Guess not, oh well.

    Here is some little ones that I found for 2000 and XP.
    Also, there are other tweaks for the msconfig and whatnot in the article. Maybe these can help a newbie or someone like myself who just hasn't taken the time to do this. :)
  6. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,327

    Got both the Win9x & 2k/XP stuff covered in our Startup guide also.
  7. SuperCheetah

    SuperCheetah Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 868

    Ahhhhhhhhh...I give up!!! :)
  8. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,245

    Sorry Super, I feel for you man.....When you wanna do a LAN party ?? That would be too cool. We could have a huge 3DS LAN party and fly everyone in for a weekend of FPS'ing...Anyone else up for it ??
  9. Ai Hate

    Ai Hate Newcomer, in training Posts: 321

    fly me across the globe!!!!
  10. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,245

    Can you wait til after July ? Thats when I get my new passes for family and friends...
  11. erwin1978

    erwin1978 TechSpot Maniac Posts: 327

    WinXP loads at around 45 seconds for me and I'm impressed. I wonder if I can make it to 1 second.
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