Manage our Startup Programs. Read on to find out how…
By simply managing your start up programs and services, you can speed up your PC performance considerably. This adjustment should affect boot your CPU access time and your internet speed. Following the steps below to speed up computer access time by micromanaging your start up programs and services.
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However be careful to not uncheck any vital programs that could halt your PC startup. If this happens just simply restart your computer in “Safe Mode” and re-enable the program and services. Also remember to close all applications. Open applications are will not get defragmented.
- Open your Start menu.
- Click Run
- In the command screen type “msconfig.exe”
- In the “system configuration utility”,
click either “service” or “startup” tab
- Uncheck all programs that your are no longer using.
- Click “OK”
Dont know which process or program do what? To find out more about the what each process and program does on your PC. Visit the Processlibrary.com
Here is a list of programs and services you dont need unless your are running a network. They are safe to remove from your startup configuration. The removal of these features will speed up your PC during the startup
Unnecessary for Startup
Fast User Switching
Human Interface Access Devices
Indexing Service (Slows the hard drive down)
Net Logon (unnecessary unless networked on a Domain)
Netmeeting Remote Desktop Sharing (disabled for extra security)
Remote Desktop Help Session Manager (disabled for extra security)
Remote Procedure Call Locater
Remote Registry (disabled for extra security)
Routing & Remote Access (disabled for extra security)
SSDP Discovery Service (this is for the utterly pointless
“Universal P’n’P”, & leaves TCP Port 5000 wide open)
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
Telnet (disabled for extra security)
Universal Plug and Play Device Host
Wireless Zero Configuration (for wireless networks)