Techniques to Optimize and Speed-Up Windows PC Using Registry

Here are the 4 most important registry tweaks with which you can speed-up your windows PC.
Place Windows Kernel into RAM
1) Go to Start–>Run and type regedit which open registry editor window

2) From the left pane navigate through the path


Set the value data to 1 (default is 0 as show in the figure) which will disable paging and make kernel run in RAM


Increase Menu Speed: To increase menu speed you have to decrease the hexadecimal value data set under MenuShowDelay in registry.

to do it edit the registry key

HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktopMenuShowDelay to a value less than 400.

set it to zero if you want your menu to be shown real quick. (default is 400)


Edit DWORD value of Prefetching Parameter ‘EnablePrefetcher’
Enter into registry editor and goto

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory ManagementPrefetchParameterEnablePrefetcher

set the hexadecimal value data to a higher number than the default value.

Disable 8.3 name creation in NTFS
Set the Registry DWORD Key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE_SYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlFileSystemNtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation (to 1)


Now Exit registry and restart for the changes to take affect.

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