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Old January 26, 2011, 03:27 PM
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lol, then dont disable that
whatever the equivalent of that is. its useless.

tweak xp or tune xp should prove eventful as utilities :)
Equivalent? There never was one in Windows XP.
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Old January 26, 2011, 03:29 PM
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This might help a little but enaberif is right, without more Ram that machine will be killer slow.

TweakHound - Windows XP

I had an old P3 laptop with 256MB and fresh XP on it. It was pretty hard to use (for me) at the speed it operated.
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Old January 26, 2011, 04:18 PM
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good god. look for a system mechanic trial,install,go into customize system and disable the one thing thats not called prefetch but still needs disabling.

when i get a hold of an xp machine ill give you a screenie..mkay? :)
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Old January 26, 2011, 04:34 PM
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Are you talking about Indexing?
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Are you talking about Indexing?





whatever that does it makes a difference on slow xp systems.



edit : indexing should be off by default, too :)
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Old January 26, 2011, 05:16 PM
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"What is the prefetch folder?

Each time you turn on your computer, Windows keeps track of the way your computer starts and which programs you commonly open. Windows saves this information as a number of small files in the prefetch folder. The next time you turn on your computer, Windows refers to these files to help speed the start process.

The prefetch folder is a subfolder of the Windows system folder. The prefetch folder is self-maintaining, and there's no need to delete it or empty its contents. If you empty the folder, Windows and your programs will take longer to open the next time you turn on your computer.
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you are way out of the subject.
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Old January 26, 2011, 05:25 PM
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you are way out of the subject.
Not out of the subject simply the fact that recommending to do certain things to XP to speed it up doesn't actually do anything and can actually slow things down for you.
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Old January 26, 2011, 07:53 PM
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thanks guys, I just phone the friend and told him I can't install XP on it. ( why I should loose my time on something like this when I have a good solution for only $ 60 )
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or free ubuntu works great for the internet music and the basic stuff 99% of all people use there pc's for there just so windowed to death. lol
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