How do I... Use BootVis to improve XP boot performance?
Source: Jim McIntyre
Windows XP was designed to optimize the boot process so users can boot their machines and access the operating system as quickly as possible. For the most part, XP is successful. There is, however, almost always room for improvement, and BootVis.exe, a free Microsoft utility, can help you get the best boot performance possible from an XP system.
This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows blog.