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Old 2003-12-24, 17:18   #1
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Default Two Amazing Things

First of all, I have a 363MHZ PII that has gone a lot faster recently. Maybe this is because I put more memory to background apps and system cache than programs and I'm doing Windows Update to my new XP install. Anyway, I used to wonder why we did P-1 tests. I had to do one before doing a LL test. One week I P-1ed 24/7 the whole week and I got a mere 5%. Yesterday, it suddenly jumped to 80%. Now it is already almost 40,000 iterations into the LL test.

Also when I turned my other computer on there was a Yahoo Insider I always get and it was talking about optimizing your PC. I'll get you the link below.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...1740&ncid=1729

One thing in there was cleaning the registry. I've heard of that before and it sounds interesting.
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Old 2003-12-27, 16:57   #2
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Registry cleaning can help. I do that fairly regularly myself. There are a number of free products out there that do this. My personal favorite is RegSeeker.
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