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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Simple Ways to Make Windows 7 Run Faster at Startup

Windows 7 might be the newest version of Windows but it’s already extremely popular. There are a lot of great things that you can say about Windows 7 compared to earlier Windows operating systems, but it’s not perfect, and you’ll still need to know how to fix windows 7 run faster at startup. There are unfortunately a number of errors and problems which can affect the operating system .A slow startup problem may be a headache for all computer users. After using Windows 7 for some time, I find that we can make Windows 7 run faster with some rather simple tricks.

1. Increase Windows 7 boot speed

Below are the steps to fix slow Windows 7 boot problem

a. Press "[WIN] +R" to open Run window.

b. Select "Timeout" tab within "Boot".

c. If you have installed Windows operating system, you can set it to 3s from the default 30s; if you install multiple operating systems, set the value to the desired seconds you would like to have at boot time and then check "No GUI Boot" tab.

d. Click "Advanced Options" to set the "Number of processors" according to your computer configuration. After the simple setting here, you will see an improvement on Windows 7 boot speed.

2. Disable Prefetcher to make Windows 7 run faster

Below are the steps to fix slow Windows 7 boot problem

a. Press "[WIN] +R" to open Run window and type "regedit" to open Registry Editor.
b. Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSessionManager Memory ManagementPrefetchParameters and right click "PrefetchParameters" on the left-hand side, change its value data from "3" to "0".

3. Speed up Windows 7 at startup

We know that when booting up computers or run a program, it will call for some related data. If the files are too fragmented, it will take more time for hard disk head to move too much to reach what it needs like finding stuff from a messy warehouse. To ensure a faster startup, a regular disk defragment process is needed. By the way, it is recommended to uninstall the unneeded programs and clear the useless files before.

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