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Old 10-01-06, 04:22 PM   #2
rewt
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Default Re: Strange boot issue/delay in XP Pro

Bootvis performs this simple command rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

This process is risky. Not only does it take forever to finish, it can cause major infection, hard disk usage, file corruption, and/or system crash. I would highly recommend against using it. The first (and last) time I tried bootvis, it crashed my system and had to boot up in restore mode to fix it... PITA.

Windows will optimize itself naturally. No need to run that command manually, because over time, Windows learns which programs you use most and will cache them in order to help increase speed.
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