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Frequently Asked Questions about Tweaking
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/27/2005 | General Articles | Rating:
Frequently Asked Questions about Tweaking

How do I start regedit?
To run regedit just click the start button and select run. Then type regedit in to the box and click ok. Regedit will launch.

How do I use regedit?
Regedit is very similar to windows explorer. You can navigate through the keys by clicking on the folders and the + sings to expand the navigation tree.

Can tweaking my system dramatically improve the performance?
Yes and no. Tweaking will make minor changes to your system performance. There is no way possible to make a 500 Mhz machine to act like a 600 Mhz machine just by applying tweaks to it.

Can tweaking my system damage it?
No. Some people suggest that over clocking your video card or some other hardware is also tweaking. In this case, if you over clock something you may damage your hardware. Also if you do not know what you are doing or do not follow the directions completely, then you can severely screw up windows. But this will not cause any hardware damage, just software problems that can be fixed with restoring copies of your backups that you should be making..

How can I protect my system?
Make Backups of your system registry and use the system restore tool often to make backups.

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    its cool to know something very good about pc
     
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    "There is no way possible to make a 500 MHz machine act like a 600 MHz machine just by applying tweaks to it." The Tweak Test and Dr. TCP helped me to tweak my other computer with a Pentium 3 processor to get its performance improved by 38 percent, and performing just as well on the Internet as this Pentium 4 machine with a 2.0 GHz processor. Both machines now do speed tests with almost identical results. And both machines have had similar tweak tests and similar tweaking, the most important of which is getting the RWIN set within its proper range, as is determined by the Tweak Test data, and some basic calculating. Why? Because most computers out of the box aren't set up for DSL use, but rather are factory-shipped with settings for 56K dial-up. So the RWIN (receiving window) needs to be opened up to let it take bigger gulps from the Internet "milkshake". But it has to be calculated to match your machine's characteristics & hardware. But it does work, and I've proved it on these two machines.
     
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