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Old 06-14-2013, 05:33 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Not all that busy, for all that long - at least if you use Linux and have bothered to optimize the boot at all.
A "default" install of Win7 will boot faster than "default" installation of Linux and run faster from then on given 4GB (in 32bit mode). Even with "additional" load such as anti-virus and malware protection.

You can get improved results with messing about with "swapiness" in Linux to make it work better once booted. Google it for instructions on how to tweak this (irony )

If your Win 7 machine is slow to start click on the start menu, type "msconfig" in the search box and select msconfig.exe from the menu. Click on the "startup" tab and work through stuff that is running when you start your PC.

Same also applies to XP too.

Windows 8 - are you mad ?
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