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Windows 7: msconfig Question

03 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
One big one for slowing things down during startup, the amount of things that load when Windows starts. How many things are under the Startup tab in msconfig?
I disabled all the crap like itunes, adobe reader, quicktime etc.

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03 Oct 2009   #12

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

I have Intel Core 2 Duo. So i always have the No. of Processes to 2. I have not touched the memory options yet. Also, dont forget to check the Make all boot settings permament.
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02 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by QuackPot View Post
When you go to run > msconfig > boot > advanced options and check the box of "number of processors (I have a dual core intel) and selected to two (it was greyed out before and set to one), then check the box next to it called "maximum memory" and select "4096", does this help boost performance of open Pandora's box for future problems?
Did you change the number of processors and max memory? I did and my system wouldn't boot. I had to boot into safe mode and change it back.
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02 Nov 2009   #14
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

please allow me to reproduce myself...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
all your cores are already enabled by default.

you only use this particular msconfig option if you want to disable cores, for troubleshooting reasons maybe...
in other words - playing with this setting can only reduce the number of cores in use.
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02 Nov 2009   #15

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by QuackPot View Post
Ok, thanks. Just thought it might allocate both cores for helping increase the boot time of windows 7.
Get a $200 SSD This will improve your boot times significantly.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
You can 'tweak' some services following BlackViper's chart
Windows 7 Service Configurations by Black Viper
Thanks Jacee, I have been looking for another guide like this.
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