Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Sep 2006 20:54 UTC, submitted by Tyr.
Windows "Any computer user that's owned and installed software onto their computer knows that the more you install, the slower the beast runs. Most also know that it's not just quantity and that what you install plays a large factor in how slowly your computer runs. The aim of this article is to find out what types of application slow down a computer the most. I'm going to be measuring the 'speed' as the time it takes to shutdown, restart and get back to desktop (with auto-login) and start an application in the computer's start-up settings."
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RE[2]: The answer...
by berzerko on Wed 13th Sep 2006 03:13 UTC in reply to "RE: The answer..."
berzerko
Member since:
2005-11-11

its existence.

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RE[3]: The answer...
by hyper on Wed 13th Sep 2006 08:25 in reply to "RE[2]: The answer..."
hyper Member since:
2005-06-29

what do you suggest to replace it? '*.conf' and '.*' file hell?

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RE[4]: The answer...
by Kroc on Wed 13th Sep 2006 20:43 in reply to "RE[3]: The answer..."
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

plists (xml) work beautifully in OS X. No hell at all. Really, the registry has to go, and shared + private .ini files would be far better (like how it was in Win3.1)

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