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November 16, 2007

restart later nag be gone

Filed under: I am bored — Sagacious Himself @ 11:03 pm
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Local Computer Policy
  Computer Configuration
    Administrative Templates
      Windows Components
        Windows Update

enable: No auto-restart for schedule Automatic Updates installations

gpupdate /force

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November 8, 2007

in lieu of bootvis

Filed under: category euthanized,Knowledge — Sagacious Himself @ 7:27 am
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Manual Instructions – Reboot Windows XP two times, each time wait one full minute after the desktop appears to allow Windows time to fully write to the NTOSBOOT-B00DFAAD.PF file before proceeding, then go to “Start”, “Run”, Type

Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

This can take 10-15 minutes to run but no notification will be given when it is finished. You will notice increased Hard drive activity while it is running wait until this stops. When this is finished in the “Run” box Type

defrag c: -b

and wait until the command prompt window disappears. It is not necessary to do again unless something has been added or removed from the boot sequence (Drivers, Startup Applications ect…) and you do not feel like waiting 3 days for it to be automatically optimized by Windows.

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