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    Wink Quick way to boost vista boot time

    Are you running Windows Vista? Chances are you are also sporting a dual core CPU.

    Fortunately, you can easily change this using the system configuration editor.

    1. Open the run box by pressing the Windows button + R.

    2. Type ‘msconfig’ in the run box:





    3. Click on the Boot tab, then click the Advanced options… button:



    4. Click the check box next to Number of Processors and select the total number of cores that you wish to use:



    Let us know how much this decreases your boot time in Windows Vista.

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    First of all, this is only for multicore processors. And to be frank, I had hardly noticed any change in my Vista Ultimate boot time..Anyways, thanks for posting...

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    Some have seen their reboot time reduce while some have found nil or minimal difference.

    You can use BootTimer to measure Windows Vista Startup or Boot Time.

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    Howcome for dual core CPU, no of processors be 4? SHouldn't it be 2?

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    it doesnt work on my single core pentium presscot...

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    Quote Originally Posted by navjotjsingh View Post
    Howcome for dual core CPU, no of processors be 4? SHouldn't it be 2?
    of course ... for dual core - 2 ... for quad core - 4 ... simple ...

    Quote Originally Posted by knightrider™ View Post
    it doesnt work on my single core pentium presscot...
    ... this is only for multicore processors ...

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