Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

SpideRaY's Essential Windows XP Professional Tweaks

Problems with slow browsers OR hung applications OR just want to speed up your Windows shutdown time.

Here I have compiled a whole host of speed and optimization Tweaks from personal experience and from surfing the web here is a selection available from my Public SkyDrive folder


Feel free to use as many or as few as you like but don't forget even though I am sure that you will see a huge improvement it is always a good idea to one OR all of the following;

  • Backup your entire registry prior to any tweaking
  • Create a restore point using the system tools
  • create a drive image using one of the most popular applications like Symantec Ghost or DriveImage

Please let me know how it went on your faster PC at either my blogspot or on my FixYa comments.

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