Optimize Hard Disk When Idle
Note: This tweak only works on Windows XP/.NET.
This setting will rearrange files on the hard drive when the
computer is idle thus improving the performance of the system.
1. Open your registry by clicking on Start > Run > Type: "regedit" and find or create the key below.
2. Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "EnableAutoLayout" and set it according to the value data below.
3. Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Value Name: EnableAutoLayout
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)
Note: The computer must be restarted before the changes take effect.
"I did this on my XP machine - Worked fine, no explosions or anyting..