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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    Also if it has been runing for a long time just let it keep running till the 2 items leave your task manager becuase sometimes it does take a while, my week old HP took a little over an hour to complete.

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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    Just a few notes on TuneXP:

    1) The "failed to get data on start" is due to vista
    2) most of the tweaks are obsolete on it now, the ultrafast booting is still worthwhile
    3) Vista/Win XP SP2 have a boot tweak function that runs rarely...this program actually forces windows to execute that function.
    4) in windows XP, you actually can see the progress through command but you won't in vista.
    5) This really helps if you reinstall while keeping old stuff on your hard disk or doing the microsoft initial install then upgrade install.

    This program does not do a standard defrag...you'll need to run perfectdisk defrag or similar to maximize your booting.
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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    hey is crap cleaner vista safe yet? i want to use it on my vista ultimate laptop but i don't want to screw up the registry by having something that vista needs removed because ccleaner didn't know it was a critical vista entry or something.

    also in the process of using the tunexp defrag function. i haven't used this in a couple of years, it helped xp alot back then.

    edit: the boot defrag worked, atleast 1 min to boot though after things appear to be fully booted the hard drive is still being accessed for a good 2-4 min or so. then again it has always done that. wish it wouldn't though.
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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    I would never run any registry cleaner, I would hand delete the values of uninstalled programs if I had to. I would run a registry defragger. I'm attaching a shutdown script that I wrote with the stuff I have:crap cleaner, perfectdisk, ntregopt, and kaspersky anti-virus.

    @ Echo off
    cd c:\program files (x86)\ccleaner\
    ccleaner /auto
    Echo Running crap cleaner, please wait 45 secs.
    ping 1.1.1.1 -n 1 -w 45000 >NUL
    cls
    del /s /q c:\programdata\"kaspersky lab"\*.dmp
    del /s /q c:\users\"all users"\"kaspersky lab"\*.dmp
    del /s /q c:\windows\temp\*
    del /s /q c:\users\trebuin\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\wer\reportqueue\*
    del /s /q c:\users\trebuin\appdata\roaming\azureus\*.tmp
    echo Cleaning complete, defragging.
    cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Raxco\PerfectDisk\
    pdcmd /sp /w c
    pdcmd /sp /w d
    cd c:\Program Files (x86)\"NT Registry Optimizer"\
    NTREGOPT silent
    shutdown /s

    Put this in a batch file and edit it for your needs. This really only benefits you if you have a command line capable defragger.
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    RE: CCleaner...see my latest tweak!! And yes its Vista safe...
    Last edited by Les; 9th September 2007 at 12:23 AM.

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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    Quote Originally Posted by trebuin View Post
    Just a few notes on TuneXP:

    1) The "failed to get data on start" is due to vista
    2) most of the tweaks are obsolete on it now, the ultrafast booting is still worthwhile
    3) Vista/Win XP SP2 have a boot tweak function that runs rarely...this program actually forces windows to execute that function.
    4) in windows XP, you actually can see the progress through command but you won't in vista.
    5) This really helps if you reinstall while keeping old stuff on your hard disk or doing the microsoft initial install then upgrade install.

    This program does not do a standard defrag...you'll need to run perfectdisk defrag or similar to maximize your booting.
    thanks for all this info, im going to try this.
    Last edited by chexmixbbq; 9th September 2007 at 12:23 AM.
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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    you can force a quick defrag of the prefetched items (which will decrease startup times on cluttered drives) by using this command line - "defrag.exe 'systemdrive' -b". alternatively, task scheduler is set up automatically in Vista to do this.

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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    ccleaner = best program ever made =D

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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    Here's my contribution:

    Open Device Manager. Expand the Disk Drive tree by clicking the "+" sign. Right click on your hard drive and select Properties, which will open a new window. Click the Policies tab at the top. "Enable Write Caching on the Disk" will be checked by default. Also check "Enable Advanced Performance". Click OK. Close Device Manager.

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    Default Re: Top Vista Tweaks You Can Find! IM ADDING MORE!

    Nice. With all of these tweaks I currently have my boot up time at 32-33 seconds running Vista Business.

    I have a problem though, whenever I boot up Vista, when it first gets to the desktop screen a window flashes. It flashes instantly in and out. I can't read or see anything on it. It's bugging me, does anyone know what this could possibly be?

 

 

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