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topgear

Super Moderator
Staff member
Are you discussing about pirated materials in the forum. That's Xp Black edition or simillar things are warez release. Discussions like these is not allowed in this forum.
Have not you read the rules of this forum ?
So be careful or you will be banned next time.
 

arungn

Right off the assembly line
classic look, page file moved to another partition or drive, used page defrag, ms bootvis, defrag, disable all those sevices which are for a super computer, read digit, removed the small pin behind sata hdd to chage speed frm 1.5 to 3.0 gb/s, chaged pio/mwdma/dma speeds to the max in the bios, disabled all hardware not needed in the bios itself, change boot order to hdd as 1st and disabld floppy, latest drivers, - all these makes the system cooler easier to work. but overclocking i dont do, i hate to see the temp go more than 55 deg, it is slowly killing the system so im not in. thanx

hey whats a warez? i see this word a lot, is it torent?
 
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topgear

Super Moderator
Staff member
What does that mean ?

Man try to add some tweaking tips of that browser not just the name.
I know FDM has plugin for firefox but then again try to put some text with that.

If you post the name only It's kinda spamming.
 

DαrєDєvił

Right off the assembly line
Re: Fast shut down and restart

Hai ,

Do it and save ur time ,

Fast Shutdown and/or Restart From Quick Launch Buttons
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This tip will enable you to create buttons in your quick launch toolbar to quickly and easily shut down and/or restart your computer.

1. Right click on your desktop, scroll to new..... shortcut
2. In the location line, for shutdown type; shutdown -s -t 0 ie: shutdown(space)-s(space)-t(space)number zero
3. Name the shortcut "Shut Down PC" or whatever u want
4. The new shortcut is now sitting on your desktop, right click on it and go to properties, then click on "change icon". Click OK, then pick a suitable icon, there is a red "off button" icon available, then click apply and ok.
5. Now drag the icon from your desktop into the quick launch toolbar, resize the toolbar so all the buttons are visible, then delete the shortcut from your desktop.

To create a restart button the location line should read shutdown -r -t 0 name it restart pc and give it a suitable icon for restart.

Now you can shut down or restart your pc in 1 mouse click without having to go through the startup menu.
THILAK

Nice buddy..:)
 

aneek

Broken In
Hi guys....
I want some of your tweaking tips....On the following.....
Is it possible to slipstream Office 2003/2007 components with XP installation disc...???
If yes then please provide me the complete guide to do this........:shock::shock::shock::shock:
 

infy

Right off the assembly line
Gtalk trick-How to open Multiple gtalk windows

Gtalk trick-How to open Multiple gtalk windows 1. Right-click GTalk shortcut and select Properties. 2. The shortcut properties dialog box as shown below should popup. 3. Just add /nomutex to the existing text Eg: "C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe" /nomutex 4. Now you can launch multiple windows and use different ID's.
 

topgear

Super Moderator
Staff member
Hi guys....
I want some of your tweaking tips....On the following.....
Is it possible to slipstream Office 2003/2007 components with XP installation disc...???
If yes then please provide me the complete guide to do this........:shock::shock::shock::shock:

Search in the tutorial section of this forum.
 

CA50

Cyborg Agent
hi fnd i would like to share mine to improve HDD performance. here it is...

If you like to increase/optimize your Hard Disk I/O - read/write speed without buying expensive software utilities to do that job or changing the HD, just follow next steps. With doing these steps you will increase Hard disk speed (depends of manufacture and specification, but its worth to try). The most speed improvement is visible with IDE drives; however there are reports that this tweak also does good for SCSI disks.
In any case, it won't harm your system, so try it yourself and let me know what you find!
Steps:
1. Run SYSEDIT.EXE from the start & then Run command.
2. Expand the system.ini file window.
3. Scroll down almost to the end of the file untill you find a line called [386enh].
4. Press Enter to make one blank line, and in that line type
5. Irq14=4096 (note: This line IS CASE SENSITIVE)
6. Click on the File menu, then choose Save.
7. Close SYSEDIT and reboot your computer.
8. Restart windows!
The speed improvement will be noticed just after the system reboots, any system info. software can be used to check the improvement.


Many of you ask for the source. the source is tricksguru.com
 

topgear

Super Moderator
Staff member
^^ Hey nice find. Will try it out and measure the perf difference.

BTW, will it work on windows vista ?
 

jeffsmith

Right off the assembly line
Opimizing Games..

hey all this is a handy tip...for almost all games..on PC

if you experienceing slow frames...
Here you can do....if you have option in the game panel

find out video settings..
and set following options to low..if they are there..
1. Resolution...to 1024x (800)or any low and color bit to 16 bit
( this gone improve game speed drastically but will reduce little colors..)
2. Anti analizing...make it set to 0
3. turn of fog and water effects.

This will add more speed to your game..and you gone enjoy this...:p:p:p




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This tweak only apply to those who only have one HDD on their primary IDE channel (nothing else on device 0 or 1) and a CD-ROM and/or DVD-ROM on the secondary IDE channel. Each time you boot Windows XP, there's an updated file called NTOSBOOT-*.pf who appears in your prefetch directory (%SystemRoot%Prefetch) and there's no need to erase any other files as the new prefetch option in XP really improves loading time of installed programs. Here's how :

1. Open notepad.exe, type "del c:windowsprefetch tosboot-*.* /q" (without the quotes) & save as "ntosboot.bat" in c:
2. From the Start menu, select "Run..." & type "gpedit.msc".
3. Double click "Windows Settings" under "Computer Configuration" and double click again on "Shutdown" in the right window.
4. In the new window, click "add", "Browse", locate your "ntosboot.bat" file & click "Open".
5. Click "OK", "Apply" & "OK" once again to exit.
6. From the Start menu, select "Run..." & type "devmgmt.msc".
7. Double click on "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers"
8. Right click on "Primary IDE Channel" and select "Properties".
9. Select the "Advanced Settings" tab then on the device 0 or 1 that doesn't have 'device type' greyed out select 'none' instead of 'autodetect' & click "OK".
10. Right click on "Secondary IDE channel", select "Properties" and repeat step 9.
11. Reboot your computer.

This can make xp to boot real fast .
 
ya ryt but i do have one and i have xp in it :). i have one sata also and m going to buy another one soon :)

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Windows Xp/Vsita/Seven Shortcuts :-

Run =Windows logo key + R

Add/Remove Programs = appwiz.cpl

Administrative Tools = control admintools

Authorization Manager= azman.msc

Calculator = calc

Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc

Character Map = charmap

Check Disk Utility = chkdsk

Control Panel = control

Command Prompt = cmd.exe

Component Services = dcomcnfg

Computer Management = compmgmt.msc = CompMgmtLauncher

Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl

Downloads = Downloads

Device Manager = devmgmt.msc

Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag

Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr

Defragment User Interface = dfrgui

Ditilizer Calibration Tool = tabcal

Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc

Disk Parmelonion Manager = diskpart

Display Properties = control desktop or desk.cpl

DPI Scaling = dpiscaling

Driver Package Installer = dpinst

Driver Verifier Utility = verifier or /reset

DVD Player = dvdplay

Encryption File System = rekeywiz

Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc

Fax Cover Sheet Editor = fxscover

File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif

Folders Properties = control folders

Fonts = control fonts

Free Cell Card Game = freecell

Group Policy Editor = gpedit.msc

Internet Explorer = iexplore

Iexpress Wizard = iexpress

Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl

IP Configuration = ipconfig.exe

SCSI Initiator = iscsicpl

Keyboard Properties = control keyboard

Libraries = explorer or Windows key + E

Local Security Settings = secpol.msc

Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc

Logs You Out Of Windows = logoff

Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool = msdt

Microsoft Paint = mspaint.exe

Mouse Properties = control mouse

Mouse Properties = main.cpl

Mobility Center (only on mobile) = mblctr or Windows key + X

Network Connections = control netconnections

Network Connections = ncpa.cpl

Notepad = notepad

ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbcad32

Optional Features Manager = optionalfeatures

On Screen Keyboard = osk or Windows key + U

Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc

Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl

Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl

Printers and Faxes = control printers

Printer Migration = PrintBrmUi

Private Character Editor = eudcedit

Regional Settings = intl.cpl

Registry Editor = regedit.exe

Remote Assistance = msra

Remote Desktop = mstsc

Resultant Set of Policy = rsop.msc

Scheduled Tasks = control schedtasks

Security Center = wscui.cpl

Services = services.msc

Shared Folders/MMC = fsmgmt.msc

Shuts Down Windows = shutdown

Snipping Tool = snippingtool

Sounds and Audio = mmsys.cpl

Sound Recorder = soundrecorder

Sound Volume = sndvol

Spider Solitare Card Game = spider

SQL Client Configuration = cliconfg

Stored User Names and Passwords = credwiz

Sticky Note = StikyNot

System Configuration Editor = sysedit

System Configuration Utility = msconfig

System File Checker Utility = sfc

System Information = msinfo32

System Properties = sysdm.cpl or Windows key + Pause/Break

Task Manager = taskmgr

Trusted Platform Module = TpmInit

Utility Manager = utilman

User Accounts = netplwiz or control userpasswords2

Windows Activation = slui

Windows Backup Utility = sdclt

Windows Fax and Scan = wfs

Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security = wf.msc

Windows Image Acquisition = wiaacmgr

Windows Media Player = wmplayer

Windows Magnifier = magnify

Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc

Windows Update App Manager = wuapp

Windows Standalong Update Manager = wusa

Windows System Security Tool = syskey

Windows Share Creation Wizard = shrpubw

Wordpad = write
 
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