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Keep high preformance and keep the GUI
http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/windowsxp/articles/82/1/Keep-high-preformance-and-keep-the-GUI
Super Admin
 
By Super Admin
Published on 02/23/2005
 
To increase system performance and keep the GUI

Keep high preformance and keep the GUI
Right click my computer.
Click properties.
Click advanced.
Click settings (under performance).
Click Adjust for best performance.
Scroll to the bottom and check the last one “use visual styles on windows and buttons”. NOTE: This will switch XP to Classic View