Bootvis

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dreamliner77, Jul 4, 2002.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Two questions about bootvis:

    1) has anyone used bootvis and actually had it make the boot time greater?


    2) Is it true that running Diskeeper 7 will destroy any gains made by bootvis?



    It has made my boot slower, but it did make shutdown much, much faster...
     
  2. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    1) Well, I don't know about greater , which I think would imply longer ; using Bootvis made my boot shorter.

    2) Don't know. Using O&O doesn't seem to hurt anything.
     
  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Yeah, I meant that it did make my boot time longer


    argh!!!!
     
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  6. allan

    allan Guest

    I've seen a minor but noticeable speed up in boot time with BootVis. The utility speeds up booting by doing two things:

    1) It adds the programs and services that run at startup to the Prefetch folder for faster access and loading, and

    2) It moves many of those same files to the beginning of the disk.

    It's possible that some defraggers may not respect this latter operation and relocate those files, but the boot process should still be more efficient after BootVis than before. Hope this helps.
     
  7. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    hmmmm, I guess it must be the gremlins that are in my box
     
  8. allan

    allan Guest

    Well, you're not the first person who's said BootVis has had a less than positive reslut. And there are some who feel that by enabling prefetching their programs load slower. So maybe it's gremlins, maybe it's perception, or maybe it's just that no two systems are exactly the same?;)
     
  9. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Could be. I'll just stick with Diskeeper and let it do a boottime defrag...
     
  10. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    IAA will speed boot time to those with compatable Intel chipsets.
     
  11. leonlai

    leonlai Guest

    do i have to pay for a reslut? and is she better than before?
     
  12. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    ROFLMAO:eek:
     
  13. DJD

    DJD Guest

    Hello guys :)
    I need your 2 cents here...
    I run bootvis and at the restart i take this message (see attached image).
    All the services that it needs is on automatic start so... i am out of ideas.
    Thanx in advance :)
     
  14. DJD

    DJD Guest

    Nobody has seen this message??!?!?
     
  15. RobbieSan

    RobbieSan Guest