Archive for 2010

Turn a computer into a WIFI hotspot

3 October 2010 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to create a wireless network between two computers without needing a wireless router.

Credential Manager Service

2 March 2010 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description and recommended settings for the Credential Manager Service (VaultSvc).

Use process affinity to lock application to a single core

21 January 2010 by Snakefoot | 1 Comment » | Trackback Off
Applications optimized to run on single CPU systems, will perform worse on multi CPU systems.

Disable the MSDOS and Win16 subsystem

21 January 2010 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
For security measures then one should consider disabling the ability to launch the 16 bit subsystem.

Activate ACHI to enable Native Command Queuing

18 January 2010 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Native Command Queuing (NCQ) can improve hard disk performance, as it optimizes the order to execute read and write commands.