do registry boosters really work? if so where can i find a good one?
asked Jun 21 '11 at 14:37
repeat eeeww no!
really these booster, cleaners etc remove what they assume are unused keys to help make the registry smaller, but lag, or computer performance has really never been from a large registry
ccleaner i have used, it horked my registry to the point of reinstall of windows . I would never use a registry tool other than my own hands and mind.
answered Jun 21 '11 at 18:36
Run ccleaner, but i've run this and while it's cleared out lots of stuff, i've never actually felt the difference.
I notice that sometimes gimp takes an age to load (mostly it's 1 - 2 seconds on a mechanical disk), but I think it could just be the nature of the port. It could also be that your virus checker is checking some of the inbuilt tools as it loads .exe files at startup.
Run task manager and see where the CPU time is being taken up when it loads.
Don't forget that it uses a bucketload of ram when working with big images so a slow hard drive or slow CPU might drag the system down while it pulls up the image and maps out the resources it needs or if your ram is low then it might just be bashing the hard disk.
Pretty hard to speculate though.
answered Jun 21 '11 at 16:45
Go to Start, right click on (My) Computer go to properties. If you are using XP, click the Advanced tab, for Vista or 7 click Advanced System Settings on the left. Click the Settings button under the Performance box. Then click the Advanced tab then Change under Virtual Memory, make sure that Custom Size is selected, then change to your desired usage.
answered Jun 21 '11 at 15:40
They may do some help. Though it is best to not touch it as it may cause more problem than help
At lockergnome, we recommend for users to not touch the registry unless you are having many problems.
answered Jun 21 '11 at 14:47