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Load Menus Faster in Windows Vista [HowTo]

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Load Menus Faster in Vista

By default, Windows Vista has a 400 ms delay when opening menus; you can shorten this time to 200 ms without degrading . Learn how in this guide.

Please Note: This guide involves working with the Windows . If this is your first time editing the , please read this guide to get you started. Learn how to backup and restore your registry here.

Load Vista Menus Faster

To shorten the time it takes for the menu to appear, do the following:

    1. Start Editor (Start > Run > “regedit”)
    2. In the left panel, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop
    3. Double click on MenuShowDelay
    4. Change the value from 400 to 200

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      For this to take effect, you may need to restart your system.

      You will now have faster loading menus.

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      3 Responses to Load Menus Faster in Windows Vista [HowTo]



      The only thing I found in … HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop is WindowMetrics ! ! ! I checked it twice ! ! ! could not find MenuShowDelay………….



      It was Originally 200



      @Mohsen - If you’ve used a tweaking program like Advanced SystemCare, CCleaner etc then this program probably already changed the setting.

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