windows xp game profiles

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by msi, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. msi

    msi Guest

    is there a way to set up a profile in win xp for gaming only? disable
    everything except those things needed 100% to run the pc? i want to create a
    profile for gaming only and when i game, boot into that profile so nothing
    is running at all. how do you do this? i want to disable every little thing
    in windows that can be disabled/turned off and make a profile with that
    minimal boot thing just for games. and if you can, where can i go to find
    what i can disable and how to do all of this?
     
    msi, Apr 3, 2004
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  2. msi

    roger Guest

    Hi msi,

    On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 11:15:50 -0800, "msi" <> wrote:

    >is there a way to set up a profile in win xp for gaming only? disable
    >everything except those things needed 100% to run the pc? i want to create a
    >profile for gaming only and when i game, boot into that profile so nothing
    >is running at all. how do you do this? i want to disable every little thing
    >in windows that can be disabled/turned off and make a profile with that
    >minimal boot thing just for games. and if you can, where can i go to find
    >what i can disable and how to do all of this?
    >

    Best source of info is Black Viper:

    http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/service411.htm
    http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm

    You can see which services to disable if you plan to run only as a
    gamer. You have to be careful though, because when you disable some
    services you lose capabilities such as printing, burning CDs, etc.

    You could create an account with administrative privileges and there
    disable this stuff. In another account you would have the default
    services and you would choose which account/profile to load during
    boot.

    Good luck
     
    roger, Apr 3, 2004
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  3. msi

    msi Guest

    yeah thanks. i tried to get to the viper page a while ago, weeks and it was
    offline, :(
    umm, i can make a user called gamer, in there disable everything except that
    which is needed to boot and game. wouldn't care about burning cd's or web
    access or anything, just pure gaming performance. i'll try it out and see
    what hapens.
    1: go to the site and check it out.
    2: create user account as admin, disable everything i can and call this user
    gamer
    3: log in gamer profile to game
    4: have fun, :)


    "roger" <sergiorogerdon'> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi msi,
    >
    > On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 11:15:50 -0800, "msi" <> wrote:
    >
    > >is there a way to set up a profile in win xp for gaming only? disable
    > >everything except those things needed 100% to run the pc? i want to

    create a
    > >profile for gaming only and when i game, boot into that profile so

    nothing
    > >is running at all. how do you do this? i want to disable every little

    thing
    > >in windows that can be disabled/turned off and make a profile with that
    > >minimal boot thing just for games. and if you can, where can i go to find
    > >what i can disable and how to do all of this?
    > >

    > Best source of info is Black Viper:
    >
    > http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/service411.htm
    > http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm
    >
    > You can see which services to disable if you plan to run only as a
    > gamer. You have to be careful though, because when you disable some
    > services you lose capabilities such as printing, burning CDs, etc.
    >
    > You could create an account with administrative privileges and there
    > disable this stuff. In another account you would have the default
    > services and you would choose which account/profile to load during
    > boot.
    >
    > Good luck
    >
    >
     
    msi, Apr 3, 2004
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  4. msi

    msi Guest

    what's the deal with a 411 page and the other? they look the same.


    "roger" <sergiorogerdon'> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi msi,
    >
    > On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 11:15:50 -0800, "msi" <> wrote:
    >
    > >is there a way to set up a profile in win xp for gaming only? disable
    > >everything except those things needed 100% to run the pc? i want to

    create a
    > >profile for gaming only and when i game, boot into that profile so

    nothing
    > >is running at all. how do you do this? i want to disable every little

    thing
    > >in windows that can be disabled/turned off and make a profile with that
    > >minimal boot thing just for games. and if you can, where can i go to find
    > >what i can disable and how to do all of this?
    > >

    > Best source of info is Black Viper:
    >
    > http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/service411.htm
    > http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm
    >
    > You can see which services to disable if you plan to run only as a
    > gamer. You have to be careful though, because when you disable some
    > services you lose capabilities such as printing, burning CDs, etc.
    >
    > You could create an account with administrative privileges and there
    > disable this stuff. In another account you would have the default
    > services and you would choose which account/profile to load during
    > boot.
    >
    > Good luck
    >
    >
     
    msi, Apr 3, 2004
    #4
  5. msi

    roger Guest

    Just go here:
    http://www.blackviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm

    and scroll down a bit. You'll find a table with the configuration for
    gaming.


    On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 13:17:36 -0800, "msi" <> wrote:

    >what's the deal with a 411 page and the other? they look the same.
    >
    >
    >"roger" <sergiorogerdon'> wrote in message
    >news:...
    >> Hi msi,
    >>
    >> On Sat, 3 Apr 2004 11:15:50 -0800, "msi" <> wrote:
    >>
    >> >is there a way to set up a profile in win xp for gaming only? disable
    >> >everything except those things needed 100% to run the pc? i want to

    >create a
    >> >profile for gaming only and when i game, boot into that profile so

    >nothing
    >> >is running at all. how do you do this? i want to disable every little

    >thing
    >> >in windows that can be disabled/turned off and make a profile with that
    >> >minimal boot thing just for games. and if you can, where can i go to find
    >> >what i can disable and how to do all of this?
    >> >

    >> Best source of info is Black Viper:
    >>
    >> http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/service411.htm
    >> http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm
    >>
    >> You can see which services to disable if you plan to run only as a
    >> gamer. You have to be careful though, because when you disable some
    >> services you lose capabilities such as printing, burning CDs, etc.
    >>
    >> You could create an account with administrative privileges and there
    >> disable this stuff. In another account you would have the default
    >> services and you would choose which account/profile to load during
    >> boot.
    >>
    >> Good luck
    >>
    >>

    >
     
    roger, Apr 3, 2004
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