Many computers take a lot of time to boot (or
start ).This is due to many reasons.
Some slight changes can do wonders for your system:
1. Press start->run then type msconfig and press enter.
Go to the startup tab. Here you will see a list of startup
items. These are all the programs that automatically
start when you boot your PC. It is these that slow down
the boot up process.
So uncheck all the unwanted items
like ms-office, messengers other utilities that u may not
need at startup). Don't uncheck your antivirus
Restart your Pc to and see for yourself, your pc will
now boot faster....
2. A great new feature in Microsoft Windows XP is the
ability to do a boot defragment. This places all boot
files next to each other on the disk to allow for faster
booting. By default this option is enabled, but on some
systems it is not, so below is the information on how to
turn it on:
Go to Start Menu and Click Run
Type in regedit then click ok
Select "Enable" from the list on the right
Right on it and select "Modify"
Change the value to Y .
Reboot your Pc and see the change yourself.
3. SPEED UP BOOT BY DISABLING UNUSED PORTS.!!
You may have tried many tweaks like modifying
windows XP start-up applications, prefetches, unload
DLLs method, etc. And yes those methods do work for
I have just accidentally found out another
way to give you an extra boost in windows XP's boot
performance. This is done by disabling your unused
devices in Device Manager. for example, if you don't
have input devices that are connected to one of your
USB's or COM ports, disabling them will give you an
extra performance boost in booting. Go to Control
Panel -> System -> Hardware tab -> device manager
Disable devices that you don't use for your PC and then