Speed up your Windows XP

Oh, by the way, here is a small but amazing trick to speedup your Windows XP machine:

  • Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, System (NOTE: You may need to ‘Switch to Classic Mode’ to see the System applet)
  • Go to the Advanced tab. Click the Settings button under Performance.
  • Select the ‘Adjust for best performance’ radio button, then Apply, and OK.

The graphics aren’t as flashy, but your computer will run a lot faster. Click here for some more tips.



  1. This command basically avoids doing all the graphical effects like shading, animated moves, timed enter/exit etc and thereby increases the performance. This is particularly good for developers who want to use the CPU for other things.

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