To optimize Windows, you
can resort to Power Toys distributed by Microsoft. Free
utilities, they allow in addition to optimizing the operating
system, to add functions to Windows, like a scientific
computer, a programmer of webcam .....
More knew is Tweak-UI. There is also for Windows Me: Tweak-me
and for Windows XP: Tweak-XP. To clean the base of the
register, use RegCleaner, it is an excellent software.
Bootvis is only for Windows XP, it makes it possible to
accelerate the opening and the stop of Windows.
For optimizing Windows (95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/2003) well,
you can use X-Setup is a utility which enables you to
modify more than 1600 options hidden in the programs such
as : Windows, Internet Explorer, Office of Microsoft,
ICQ etc X-Setup cover the Internet Explorer, the office
of Microsoft, the explorer of Windows, the browser of
NeoPlanet, the opera, the instantaneous messenger of AOL,
the ICQ, the configurations of centre, the configurations
of Network/Internet and the dry blows of safety, video
chart 3D etc...
posting of the message Ntldr not found.
For Windows 2000, this message appears with starting,
and it is impossible to start Windows. It is that the
Ntldr file is essential for starting and it has faded
being. It is then necessary to start with the diskette
of starting and to choose Installation of Windows 2000
and to insert the CD-ROM. When the menu appears, choose
emergency mend and Repair.
the temporary files and the cookies.
During your surfings, your navigator preserves all the
Web pages which you consulted. On certain stations, the
size of the file Temporary Internet Files can reach an
enormous weight. The fact of purging it will give more
space on the disc. In addition to information of the visited
pages, many cookies hides in this file. The cookies are
of all small files which help you and also identify you
at the time of your surfing on a site. But sometimes,
the sites which send them require them anything else:
to know which you are, which you do on the Net and what
there is on your station.
In Internet Explorer and choose Tool-Options Internet
and click on the General mitre then on the delete button
the files in the part temporary Fichiers Internet. In
the mitre Advanced on the level Safety, notch the empty
box the file Temporary Intenet Files when the navigator
You can also use your fire wall which must be equipped
with similar functions.
accelerate the starting of Windows.
To accelerate the starting of Windows, it is necessary
to decontaminate the software which launches out automatically.
Go in the menu start/Executer and type msconfig. For certain
version it is necessary to go in start/Programmes/Accessoires/tools
Systems and launch Informations System. In the mitre Starting,
decontaminate the applications which you do not wish to
see with starting.
extinguish the PC quickly.
Make a right click on the desk and choose new Short cut.
The Commande line enter C:\Windows\rundll32.exeuser .dat,
ExitWindows. Click on following and name Closing. Once
that made, it will be enough for you to click twice on
the short cut to extinguish the PC instantaneously.
empty the basket automatically.
Click on the right button on the file C: AUTOEXE.BAT and
choose edition. The Scratch pad opens then, write at the
beginning or the end DELTREE/Yc: \ RECYCLED. That will
empty the basket with each starting of Windows.
accelerate the composition of the modem.
Accelerate the composition of the modem, in the Control
panel, click on Modem then on Proprietys. In the mitre
connections, click on Avanced. In the field additional
Parameters, type S11=35.
decontaminate the animation of the windows.
To launch Regedit and seek the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/ControlPanel/Desktop/WindowMetrics
key. Create a value Chaîne named MinAnimate, give
like value 0.
You put a more recent version of DirectX and now certain
plays do not go any more or there are bugs. You want uninstall
then new DirectX but the problem is how to make? It is
very difficult to give an old version of DirectX and Mirosoft
does not put this program in add/delete a program. It
is just enough to use the Eradicator program for DirectX.
It is enough it to launch and it désinstalle entirely
the program. It will just be necessary to start again
Windows and install the old version.
You do not have enough memory to work, surfer or to play?
It is first of all necessary to make a good defragmentation
of the hard disk. Check the software with starting while
passing by msconfig (To start/Execute and to type msconfig).
If you work with a software and that you are not connected,
to decontaminate the antivirus and close the other software.
Do also the housework on the hard disk, delete the software
or documents which are not used for nothing. You can also
use the software Mask-Man which optimizes the memory according
to your PC.
page of the virtual memory.
For Windows 98.
Go in the menu start/Execute and type msconfig. In the
System.ini mitre seek the line vcache. Click once above
then on New. Type Chunksize=512 and press on Enter. Repeat
the operation to create two make lines additional: Minfilecache=X
and Maxefilecache=X where X represents the quarter of
the memory of the PC. For example if you have 64 Mo of
RAM, X= 16384 (64*1024/4=16384 because 1 Mo = 1024 bytes).
Scandisk from launching out.
Prevent that ScanDisk does not launch out without stop,
in start/Execute and type msconfig. In the window which
opens, click on Advance and notch the box Desactivate
the rate of transfer of the hard disks.
For those which work on video or music, and I believe
that there is much of it, it is interesting to accelerate
the rate of transfer of the discs. Make a right click
on the Working station, choose Propertys then Performances
and finally Filing system. In the mitre breakdown service
notch the Desactivate box the validations of the synchronous
the planner of tasks high.
With each Windows starting in memory the planner opens,
if you do not use it, remove it to gain memory. Made a
right click on the icon of the planner who is in the bar
of tasks and open it. In planned the task window go in
advanced Options and click on ceasing using the planner
again only Windows and not the PC.
If you want to start again Windows without starting again
quickly the PC, go in start/stop/Restart then to maintain
the Maj key inserted when you click on OK.
the useless files of the memories.
Windows has as practices to keep supports of files in
memory, which slows down the PC. To remove them, go in
Regedit and to seek the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer.
Create a named value DWORD AlwaysUnloadDLL of value 1.
missing file DLL.
That can be able when a program is carried out, to see
even lighting Windows, a message announces you that a
file DLL is missing. The file thus should be reinstalled
at all costs. For the execution of a program, it is just
enough to reinstall it, the missing file will be put automatically
in the file concerned. For the starting of Windows, you
can seek the file on sites like: All the DLL like on the
support of Microsoft. Otherwise, for Windows 98, you can
use the CD-ROM of installation. Activate the Inspector
of the system files in start/Programmes/Accessoires/tools
system/Informations system. Lastly, select small tools
then Verify of the system files and activate Extraire
a file starting from the disc from installation. You will
indicate the name of file DLL to be restored and the access
path of the reader of CD-ROM. For Millenium, it will be
necessary to reinstall Windows...
the speed of the menu high To start.
In the base register to seek the HKEY_CURRENT_USER/ControlPanel/Desktop
key. On the right seek MenuShowDelay if not create it
by a value DWORD. As value you can put a figure between
1 to 10 (1 being fastest). Start again the PC.
page the read-write memory in the place of the hard disk.
For Windows 98 having more than 68 Mo of RAM. Open the
C:\windows\System.ini file and seek the chapter [386enh].
Add in lower part of the ConservativeSwapfileUsage=1 line
and record the document.
screen of day before blocks the PC.
If the screen of day before blocks the PC, the problem
comes from a conflict between the starting of the screen
of day before and management from energy of the PC. It
is necessary then go in the Control panel and to choose
Options of alimentation and in the parameters modify the
times of deactivation of the monitor. In the properties
of the screen of day before, it is necessary to specify
the time beyond whose the Windows day before must get
under way in the zone of Attente seizure. It must be lower
than the time of the option of energy, approximately 5
the unrolling menus instantaneous.
Go in the base of register and seek the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Control
Panel/Desktop. Create the value Chaîne named MenuShwDelay
of value 0.
You surf with a modem V90, it is sure that it is slow,
but sometimes slowness can reach a really low level. Windows
is badly parameterized. Check the speed of connection
of the port of the modem: go in the Control panel/Système
and click on the Gestionnaire mitre of peripherals. Click
twice on the modem and go in the Modem mitre. In maximum
Speed type 115200.
For regulating well the parameters of the base of register
of Windows, you can also use the MTUSpeed software which
automatically regulates the system to have a powerful
connection. Once the adjustment carried out, you can the
If the defragmentation of your hard disk is interminable,
to see impossible, they is because a software tries to
write or to read information on the disc. It is necessary
to close all the applications in progress, to decontaminate
the setting out of screen of day before. If that continuous,
eliminate all that is in temporary Internet files and
goes in start, Execute and types msconfig, in the shutter
starting, decontaminate the software which does not seem
necessary to you to be to starting. Check if you do not
have a spyware or of Trojan.
unintall software which appears again.
To erase a software properly it is necessary to use a
software which has as a function of unintall and to install
a program. That of Windows is really not the best, it
leaves per moment of the files and of the files of the
software is saying unobtrusive. Use for example Ashampoo
Desinstaller or that of Norton. Use also Regcleaner which
enables him to clean the base of register...
PC is blocked by an error of protection.
The PC posts an error of protection and is blocked with
starting. The problem often comes that the PC does not
manage to charge a pilot, because 2 peripherals are in
conflict. It is necessary to start again the PC in mode
without failure, then go in the Control panel. In System,
select the Manager of peripherals and remove the peripherals
with problem (indicated by a point of exclamation) or
reinstall those which the system does not recognize (indicated
by a question mark), for this case, use the pilots of
PC rows with certain funds of screen.
For those which do not have much RAM, or of read-write
memory (of style 64 Mo), it sometimes happens that with
certain funds of screen the PC turns to slows down. That
comes only from the weight of the bottom of screen. If
the image is with format JPEG, Windows activates Active
Desktop automatically, which slows down the PC significantly.
It is enough to make a right click on the Desk and to
choose Active Desktop. Strip look like a Web page or To
post the Web contents. To change the format of the image,
you can use the Paint software of the menu start/Accessoires
and make save under then choose Bitmap (BMP).
The hard disk only makes work.
Your hard disk only makes work and emits noises, the indicator
is always lit, in more Windows is slow!!!
Check that there is only the software necessary to starting.
One needs only the files Windows, your anti-virus and
your fire wall. You can parameterize that while going
in msconfig, go in the startmitre. Also check that you
have enough read-write memory (RAM) for your PC. An example,
made the sum of memories recomma WARNING: SYSTRAN did
not translate the document entirely. The document exceeds
the maximum size allowed by the solution.(4096 bytes for
plain text) recommended for the software which is activated,
it is not necessary that that reaches the number of RAM
Make a defragmentation of the repertories.