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Xp Boost Up 2

Xp Boost Up 2



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A PDF file to boost up Window$ Xp
A PDF file to boost up Window$ Xp

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Published by: dscjayasinghe on Sep 03, 2007
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 This Manual Is To Speed Up Your Computer Running Windows Xp. Just Before Moving In To Linux Systems Please Read And Try This Out. This has been tried out in several systems and has gain success.
Contribution: easy7.blogspot.com
Windows XP tune up #1
 Today we are going to go over a few processes to optimize your windows xp operatingsystem. To start this process click your start button and then select run. In the boxthat appears type the letters
  Then select OK, once the dos prompt is up we are going to run a utility calledcheckdisk. To start this you need to type in this exact command below
chkdsk c: /f /r /x
  Then select enter, you will be asked if you want to run this process the next time you run your computer. Simply type Y for yes and then restart your computer. This process will take you approximately 30 minutes to an hour depending on howlarge your hard drive is.
Window Xp Tune up #2
Now there you have checked your drive for errors, we are going to take a look atdeleting temporary internet files. There are a couple of ways to do this.First, we are going to empty out our Internet Explorer Temporary Internet Files. Todo this, simply open up your Internet Explorer, select the Tools menu and selectInternet Options. On the General Tab, there are a couple of options for DeletingCookies and Delete Files.We will go ahead and click on Delete Cookies. Then it will ask if you are sure, clickOK. Once completed, select Delete Files, and put a check mark in the box that saysDelete Offline Content. Then select OK.Now we are going to enable Internet Explorer to delete these files every time youclose Internet Explorer. Select the Advance Tab, scroll towards the bottom, and puta check mark in the box beside Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browseris closed. Select Apply then OK. Go ahead and close Internet Explorer.
Next, we are going to look at some temporary internet files of a different type. Go tothe Start Menu, select My Computer, and then select the C drive. Select the Toolsmenu and then select Folder Options and then the View Tab. Under Hidden Filesmake sure Show Hidden Files and Folders is enabled. Select Apply then Ok.Now we are going to browse through the Documents and Settings Folder. Pleasekeep in mind this action is only for the user that is currently logged in. You will needto repeat this process for each user that logs into the computer.Select your folder and then select the Local Settings folder, select the Temp directory folder click Edit then Select All. (Click on a file if you want to deselect it.) Then rightclick and choose Delete. Once that is completed click on the Back button until youare back to your C drive.Once you are back on the C drive you will select the Temp folder. Once inside the Temp folder click Edit then Select All then right click and select Delete. To make sure we a rid of these types of files, we are going to do a search for thesefile types. Go back to the Start Mean and select Search. Select All Files and Folders,and change the look in area to the C drive using the pull down menu. Under the filename type
and click Search. This may take a few minutes. When the search is complete, click Edit then SelectAll, right click and Delete. If you cannot delete all the files because some of them arein use by the computer, try selecting a few files at a time then right click and delete.If you cannot delete all of the files, you may need to reboot in safe mode and repeatthis process. When you power on your computer hit the F8 key at the top of yourkey board about every second until the Windows XP boot menu comes up, fromthere you can select safe mode.Now we are going to perform another search. Select Change file name or keywords.In the file name box type
and select Search. Once search is completed, select Editand Select All, right click and Delete. You may have to reboot in safe mode to deleteall the files.

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