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How i Improved My Computer Startup Speed

Posted on the 23 September 2012 by Babanature @proudlyonenaija

As I’ll always say; it is quite remarkable in what you can use the windows registry for.

Making your system boot faster is not a magic but just some few steps and today, we are going to explore this simple steps so pay attention.

If you are searching on “how to boot your system faster” then your search ends here so get your system ready.

We have seen how we can improve the speed of our windows xp shutdown and now let’s see how we can improve its startup.

Click on “Start” icon then go to “Run” and type “Regedit” in the provided box and click ok or tap enter. This will open “Registery” editor like the shot below


now look for the key “HKEY_LOACAL_MECHINE\SYSTEM \CurrentControlSet\Control \ContentIndex” now find the Key Called “Startup Delay” Double Click It.

Now where its Base Click Decimal Now its Default Value Is 4800000 (75300:hexadecimal) Change The Value To 40000

Now close the Registry Editor, Restart Your Computer and see the Result

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