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I am stripping it down right now... but what updates should i integrate into the os? anything important or anything you recommend?

thanks

EDIT: anyone?.. i need to know quick since i'll be finishing it in a few minutes
Edited by badatgames18 - 10/3/11 at 5:15pm
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ahh pizzaman help..

i followed your guide to the tea, and my usb wireless adapter isn't working

gonna try and redo it
Edited by badatgames18 - 10/3/11 at 9:24pm
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What exactly are stripping down on 7? Its not like xp where you have to edit the registry and change a whole lot to make it fast.... Its actually fairly well optimized right off the get go.
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Originally Posted by Hatfieco View Post
What exactly are stripping down on 7? Its not like xp where you have to edit the registry and change a whole lot to make it fast.... Its actually fairly well optimized right off the get go.
basically stripping it down to bare essentials... however i need to use a wireless adapter... so i have to figure this out
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Why does it need to have internet at all? None of my benching OSes have it.
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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post
Why does it need to have internet at all? None of my benching OSes have it.
oh how do you submit to hwbot? if i don't need it then that would be great

EDIT: nvm got it
Edited by badatgames18 - 10/3/11 at 9:43pm
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post #7 of 11
get rid of pagefile
and get rid of hibernation file

i saved 25gb by doing this.
"To Disable Hibernate

NOTE: This option will disable hibernation, delete the hiberfil.sys file, and remove the Allow hybrid sleep and Hibernate after Power Options under Sleep.
1. Open a Elevated Command Prompt. (start type comand into search bar then right click run command and click run as admin)

2. In the elevated command prompt, type(without quotes) "powercfg -h off" and press Enter


deleteing pagefiles a bit to easy: control panel> system> advanced system settings> (new window) performance(settings)> advanced> virtual memory change it to 16mb and 32mb thats how im running mine. (NOTE im using 16GB of ram i would highly suggest if u have less then 8gb to not touch it!)
Edited by Big-Pete - 10/3/11 at 9:45pm
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Yup. I just submit from another computer
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post #9 of 11
Do not delete the paging file. Thats windows xp tech. Windows 7 actually needs it to run even if you have 64gigs of ram. Besides unless you edit the registry key you still have it. However canning the hibernation is a must.
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post #10 of 11
everyone has their own way..

I use nlite to remove all of the services that I dont want.. and include all of the 3d mark programs in the install with 1x GPU driver for Nvidia and 1x for Ati... [on my 3d OS]. Makes switching GPU's painless


**for 2d OS I setup maxmem options and # of cores as well.. I also include 3D drivers.. but dont install them in the OS, until I need to.
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