Increase Windows Performance By Changing Visual Effects v.1.0

Advertisement
Advertisement

For some, including myself, don't care about how pretty things are in Windows. And a lot of times the visual effects aren't even noticeable in the first place.But they can pack a punch to performance when you have a lot of windows and programs open. By turning off a lot of these settings Windows has less work to do, thus making Windows more responsive since it isn't trying to pretty everything up for you.Again a lot of these settings you wont even notice are gone, unless you drool when a combo box slides out. These settings work for both XP and Vista.Now I have included 2 ways to do this, first one is the manual way. The 2nd way is a program I wrote, this program will be perfect for people who need to apply these settings to a lot of computers or want to do it in a automated way. The settings are stored in a section in the Windows registry that is different for every computer, so I wrote a small program to find that section and change the settings, other wise there was no way to automate it for you.Getting to the visual effect settings is rather simple, I will show you a screen shot of the location for both XP & Vista.To get to the XP visual effects settings you simply right click on "My Computer" and then left click on properties. Once there click on the Advanced tab at the top, then you will see performance settings.

For some, including myself, don't care about ...

windows, click, visual, program, performance, effects, computer, small, change, registry, increase, windows performance, visual effects

 
  • Increase Windows Performance By Changing Visual Effects
  • 1.0
  • PCWinTech
  • WinXP, Win Vista
  • Freeware
  • 10 Kb
  • 149
  • Free
 
 

Review Increase Windows Performance By Changing Visual Effects

  • captcha
 

Other software of PCWinTech
  • Auto Defrag & Shutdown  v.1.0This is a little bat file I made that I use quite a bit on my systems and on customers.
  • CleanMem  v.2.3.1CleanMem keeps memory use in check on the system without the memory being pushed to the page file. This in turn keeps the system running smoother. Long Version: The people who will notice the biggest performance increase are ones who don't have ...

New Miscellaneous software
  • SmartCallMonitor Free  v.3.0SmartCallMonitor is the easy-to-use calling and monitoring software for TAPI capable hardware like a telephone system or an ISDN card. Use your Outlook contacts for reverse lookup or request automatically an online service.
  • ZenMate VPN for Windows  v.2.5.2ZenMate Security & Privacy VPN: Unblock geo-restricted sites, hide your IP & secure your phone by encrypting all internet transmissions. With our premium version you can also save money with data compression and protect yourself from malicious sit ...
  • Resistor Plus  v.1.0This is an easy-to-use software utility that helps you calculate the value of any resistor, according to the color code printed on its surface. It may also be used in case of the SMD-type resistors, by decoding their letters and numbers.
  • Action1 Running Process Explorer  v.1.1Action1 Running Process Explorer discovers your entire network of Windows systems and allows you to quickly see which processes are running on what computers, with process start time, executable file name, command line and other information.
  • Hyper-V Security Guide  v.1.0This Solution Accelerator provides instructions and recommendations to help strengthen the security of computers running the Hyper-V role on Windows ServerdlT« 2008.
  • Basic Software Inventory  v.2.10Use this HTA to get a basic software inventory of any WMI enabled computer ...