diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)


Lenovo claims faster Windows 7 boots on notebooks & PCs

Howard Locker of Lenovo claims that “ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktop PCs for businesses will boot Windows 7 up to 56% faster than when loading XP or Vista. And IdeaPad and IdeaCentre consumer PCs certified for “Windows 7 Lenovo Enhanced Experience” will load 33% faster and shutdown 50% faster than non-certified-but-otherwise-identical hardware.” Some specific things Lenovo did to fine-tune Windows 7:

  • Fixed on-board hardware components drivers, causing massive delays, e.g. a “popular wireless device” had been re-written.
  • Tweaked BIOS to temporarily hide some devices from Windows 7, so that the OS only loads the drivers after the boot is finished.
  • Tweaked Windows 7 to delay loading of non-essential services and applications until after startup, include automatic-updating apps for Adobe and Microsoft, or even Windows features.
  • Rewrote power manager to be easier to use.
Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Get Latest News

Subscribe to Digital News Hub

Get our daily newsletter about the latest news in the industry.
First Name
Last Name
Email address
Secure and Spam free...