Make Windows XP Boot Faster

April 2018


I want to know if it is possible to make Windows XP boot faster?


  • Select Start > Run then type 'regedit'
  • Locate the following registry...

  • Make sure you make a backup of the key before editing.

HOW?? Highlight the key you need to backup, Select File > Export > Name the file(s) accordingly and click 'Save As'
  • On the EnablePrefetcher value, change the setting from 3 to 5 (decimal).
  • Close the registry editor.
  • Restart your computer.
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on June 2, 2010 at 07:25 AM by aakai1056.
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