kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

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kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

22 Jun 2015, 06:39

kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

I have asus notebook with intel atom cpu n2600, 1.60 GHz, 1 gb ram, 32 bit os,

either it be win7 OR win8?

while browsing OR reading pdfs for long time, will killing explorer process will it speed up OR release some ram ?

thanks in advance for your help and suggestions.

pls move it whereever it belongs.
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Re: kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

22 Jun 2015, 14:35

ahklearner wrote:kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?
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will killing explorer process will it speed up OR release some ram ?
Not by any noticeable amount, and the disadvantages far outweigh the negligible amount of resources it would free.
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Re: kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

25 Jun 2015, 12:33

Just use an alternative to Adobe Reader if that's the one you're using. I use the more lightweight Sumatra personally.
https://alternativeto.net/software/adobe-reader/
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Re: kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

25 Jun 2015, 14:45

SumatraPDF ftw!!!! Based on the really fast MuPDF with custom really efficient memory management.
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Re: kill explorer process, will it speed up while browsing or reading pdfs?

26 Jun 2015, 01:08

I have no pdf reader installed.
I open it in my chrome browser (Drag'n'Drop) ^^
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