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)


Windows 7 Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Mark Russinovich – Part 1

The recent Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable “Windows 7: To the Beta and Beyond” with Mark Russinovich is out, fielded numerous questions on the Windows 7 Beta release.

Q:  Why is Windows 7 more quick to start up compared to Windows Vista?

A:  In working to improve performance for startup we have focused on making improvements in the following areas:

  • The efficiency of core Windows code
  • Only starting certain services when they are needed (demand-start services)
  • The way device drivers are initialized
  • Allowing multiple device drivers to start at the same time (parallelization)
  • An overall reduction in the memory and CPU required to start and run the graphics system

Full Article

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!