Archive for 2010

Turn a computer into a WIFI hotspot

How to create a wireless network between two computers without needing a wireless router.

Credential Manager Service

Description and recommended settings for the Credential Manager Service (VaultSvc).

Use process affinity to lock application to a single core

Applications optimized to run on single CPU systems, will perform worse on multi CPU systems.

Disable the MSDOS and Win16 subsystem

For security measures then one should consider disabling the ability to launch the 16 bit subsystem.

Activate ACHI to enable Native Command Queuing

Native Command Queuing (NCQ) can improve hard disk performance, as it optimizes the order to execute read and write commands.