How can I optimize my PC which is running XP?

Question

How can I optimize my PC or system which is Windows XP? Do you know any free softwares that I can download to optimize my PC with better performance and load faster? I would also like to know how I can optimize my internet connection for using Windows XP as well.

Thanks,

Eleanor Nario

Answer

This question was answered on November 14, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Windows XP has a built in optimizers They are found in the control panel in Display properties and also in System Properties

Someone at Microsoft answered our prayers Soon after the introduction of Windows 95, Microsoft got tired of responding to customer complaints so they released TweakUI in their collection of "Power Toys." TweakUI has a little settings window that allows you to fix a few annoyances without messing around in the registry

The download site for TweakUI is:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp

For faster boot, the following is a link to a Microsoft download site.

http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hwdev/platform/performance/fastboot/fastboot-winxp.mspx

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Posted by Susan of Mesa Community College on November 14, 2003