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Monday, May 08, 2006

Black Viper Windows Tweaks Don't Help

Everyone would like to speed up Windows' sluggy boot time and otherwise speed things up. There used to be a site from one Black Viper that had a list of all sorts of programs and services that load when Windows starts up. Black Viper's site had information on which services to disable to speed up performance.

I tried this a few weeks ago based on recommendations from another site and all it did was screw things up. I was going to find Black Viper's site and try to carefully, systematically experiment with turning off services selectively to see if I could improve things without losing any essential services.

Black Viper's web site seems to be gone, but while searching for it I turned up an analysis of Black Viper's tweaks.

Bottom line: they don't help. Don't bother.

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