How to Speed Up Windows 8



As you might know, Windows 8 has got major improvements in boot and response time compared to the predecessor windows 8 &Vista and windows 7. You can also watch the boot drag race video of Windows 8  and Vista and windows 7 showed by Microsoft at Hardware Engineering Conference recently.


Windows 8 takes just 13-15 seconds to boot up on my (C2D 2.1 GHz, 2 GB RAM) system while Vista not less than 20 and windows 7 more then 15 s. Still, you can increase the boot time performance of Windows 8 as windows 7, & Vista. using this simple trick. Although you can tweak other settings such as services and startup items, we are focusing on a single tip in this post.
This tip applies to the users who are running multicore processor with Windows 8 or Windows 7 or Vista as the operating system. So, follow the below procedure to make it happen.

1. Type “msconfig” (without quotes) in Windows 8 as Vista or Windows 7 start menu search box or just press windows+ R and hit enter.


2. Click Continue if you get a UAC prompt.By default, you won’t get a UAC prompt in Windows 8 as windows 7.


 3. Navigate to “Boot” tab and click on “Advanced options” button.
4. Check the box named “Number of processors” and also select the number of processors from the drop down box.

 5. Click “Ok” and restart to see the time difference.
6. You are done.


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