DIY Saturday #12 – Optimizing Windows for Djing

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  • Go to: http://themixtrain.wordpress.com/resources/djtt-pro-audio-optimizer/
  • Copy and paste the script text into a Notepad file.
  • Save the file as whateveryoulike.bat (Note: there is no .BAT option in the the ‘Save as Type’ in the Notepad ‘Save As ‘ dialog.  By adding .bat to the end of the file name you will ensure the file is correctly saved as a batch file and not a text file.
  • Watch the video above for full installation instructions.

This script enables you to take the first step in optimizing a PC but it certainly isn’t designed to be a complete solution for applications like Traktor or Serato.   Stripping you system down takes some time and know-how.  In future posts we’ll cover topics like creating a dual-boot environment so you can create a stripped down system for Traktor alongside another instance of Windows that will happily support your day-to-day activities.  If however, this level of OS tweaking is not for you and you are currently in the market for a machine that will run DJ software effortlessly, heading to the Apple store is still a good bet.