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ISSGod
09-04-2004, 08:48 AM
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type msconfig, and then click OK.
On the General tab, click Selective Startup.
Under Selective Startup, click to clear the following check boxes:
Process SYSTEM.INI File
Process WIN.INI File
Load Startup Items
On the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All.
Click OK, and then click Restart
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=331796

And if you are like me and have Win 2000 then you can download msconfig:

Windows 2000 does not have the MSCONFIG program that was provided with Windows 98.

You can use the Windows XP version of MSCONFIG.

Copy the file msconfig.exe from the c:\windows\system folder to the Windows 2000 c:\winnt\system32 folder.
Download the msconfig.exe Windows 98 file from our site if you do not have it easily accessible.
http://www.techadvice.com/win2000/m/msconfig_w2k.htm

I am going to use this and see if it helps my frame rate. I will let you all know the results.

ISSGod
09-04-2004, 08:48 AM
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type msconfig, and then click OK.
On the General tab, click Selective Startup.
Under Selective Startup, click to clear the following check boxes:
Process SYSTEM.INI File
Process WIN.INI File
Load Startup Items
On the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All.
Click OK, and then click Restart
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=331796

And if you are like me and have Win 2000 then you can download msconfig:

Windows 2000 does not have the MSCONFIG program that was provided with Windows 98.

You can use the Windows XP version of MSCONFIG.

Copy the file msconfig.exe from the c:\windows\system folder to the Windows 2000 c:\winnt\system32 folder.
Download the msconfig.exe Windows 98 file from our site if you do not have it easily accessible.
http://www.techadvice.com/win2000/m/msconfig_w2k.htm

I am going to use this and see if it helps my frame rate. I will let you all know the results.

ISSGod
09-04-2004, 09:24 AM
Bingo!

By doing a clean boot I picked up 10-15 fps! The first time I played the training map, at the point where you first see the aircraft carrier, I had a frame rate of around 17. Now I have a frame rate of 35!!! Befor when I was in the jungle, I would have a frame rate of around 35 and now it is at 50!!!

Now be warned... by doing a clean boot you shut down the services that allow connection to the Internet... but it is easy to restore the settings after you are done gaming.

I hope this is as helpful to somebody here, as it has been to me.