Speed up XP

  MAT ALAN 19:45 27 Jan 2011
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XP Home SP3 2.5gigs memory

PC been a bit sluggish letely, including startup.
SO did a bit of rummageing and came up with this...

start>run>msconfig>services

turned off WINDOWS IMAGE AQUISITION

restarted PC and basically cut my startup time in half and all other responses seem to be "nippier2 lets say.
It WORKS for me i hope it will work for those still running XP...

  northumbria61 19:57 27 Jan 2011

Windows Image Acquisition (WIA): This service is used for transferring images from your camera/web cam or scanner. Leave this service on manual if you have one of those devices, else disable the service.

Here is a list of Services and what they do click here

Some SERVICES are dependent on other Services to run so beware - Don't turn off services which are depended on by other services!

  MAT ALAN 20:13 27 Jan 2011

It was a resolve from another forum with reference to your taskbar taking an age to appear, mine now is instant so not sure how the two are related...

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