Windows 7 versus & RC and XP 63 bit

  joeartis 13:50 19 Nov 09
Locked

After testing Windows 7 Beta and RC on my wife's machine we decided to buy two copies of the full release, to install in place of the RC (on her machine) and XP (on my machine). Since the install we have noticed that Windows 7 is slower that either the BC / RC version and XP Pro. Both machines, apart from the Cases, LAN Cards and Graphics Cards are identical:

Motherboard: ASUS M2N4-SLI
CPU: AMD ATHLON 64x2 4200+ Core speed 2211 MHz
RAM: 2 x 2Gb DDR2 PC5300

Is anyone else having this problem?

Thank you.

  sunnystaines 13:53 19 Nov 09

i have found boot up times well faster than vista or xp. but general computing vista being the fastest of the three.

  joeartis 17:35 09 Jul 10

Had a good clean out. Made things slightly better. Thank you sunnystaines.

  sunnystaines 18:19 10 Jul 10

defrag the registry helps with boot times. and a good optimised defrag of the hdd is better than the windows one.

for defrag of the registry i use winaso

click here

run the reg checker first to clear old entries.

for the hdd i use jk mydefrag


click here

both above are free to use.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 deals: Where to buy Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 Edge

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

How Toca Boca designed the characters, UX and gameplay for Toca Dance

Why programmers think Mac OS X is the best operating system to use for coding