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How to Cheat at Microsoft Vista Administration by Jan Kanclirz

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Chapter 10

Tuning for Better Performance

Introduction

A desktop that is slow and takes a long time to load applications must be tuned to ensure the best performance possible. Indeed, purchasing expensive hardware upgrades can sometimes be avoided with proper tuning. In this chapter, we will explore essential techniques to monitor and optimize your desktop’s performance. We will learn how to optimize your startup performance, hard disk speeds, and virtual memory to both better the ...

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