Here’s a couple of simple tweaks that will significantly increase the speed of your Vista hard drive.

Enable Advanced Performance

* Click Start then Control Panel
* Open Device Manager
* Expand the Disk drives branch
* Double-click on your disk drive to open Device properties
* Click on the Policies tab
* Check Enable advanced performance
* Click Ok

Turn Off Low Disk Space Warning

* Open Registry Editor- Start Menu > Run > type regedit
* Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows CurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer
* Right click on the right pane and select New Dword (32 bit) Value
* Enter NoLowDiskSpaceChecks and hit Enter
* Right click on the new Dword and click Modify
* Change the data to 1
* Click Ok