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29 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
So I heard about this trick to speed up start-up...

I wanted to check with you guys and make sure this tweak is safe to use. Instead of explaining it myself, here's the section of the article where I got this idea:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by http://www.winvistaclub.com/t1.html
One of my favorite programs for XP was freeware DriverHeavens TuneXP 1.5, which had several uncommon tweaks. One rather useful one was "Ultra Fast Booting-Rearrange Files". I tried it on my 32 bit Vista Ultimate and was pleasantly surprised to see that it worked smoothly ! Download it from the link given and install it. It will ask you to confirm on which disk your Windows is installed. Please do so. Then from the 'Memory & File Systems' tab, at the bottom you will see 'Ultra Fast Booting-Rearrange Files'. Click on it. You will get a windows, where you can see the progress. On its completion, a black windows will pop up. This process could well take upto 5 mins, so please be patient. Beneath this window, you will see a new small window asking you to, not re-start till the process is over'. Click OK and Wait ! Rather than twiddling your thumb, open your Task Manager. You will see 2 of its processes: defrag.exe and dfrgntfs.exe. On completion of the job, a summary will appear in the black window; now you may close the black windows, and the 2 processes will disappear too. Re-start. I personally found a marked change in my boot time. By the way, I have not tried the other tweaks of TuneXP on Vista.


So, my question to everyone is, would this work in Windows 7 without messing anything up?



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29 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've never heard of that trick, and I find that on decent hardware that Windows 7 already boots super fast. So, I personally do not think that I would bother.
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29 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Windows already does this on its own. It has done it since Windows XP. Optimizing its boot up every single time.
It requires no intervention from the user.
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