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HP TouchPad Performance Tweaks

Posted by techhackz-admin Monday, August 29, 2011


If you took advantage of HP Fire Sale and acquired an HP TouchPad then this article is for you! Out of the box the HP TouchPad is a bit sluggish to say the least, it appears some of it is due to the extensive logging enabled by HP. This might help HP troubleshoot issues but this has a big impact on the end user experience. Luckily those issues can be fixed easily using Preware and a few patches. Let’s find out how.

Disclaimer: Please note that we will not be responsible if you end up bricking your device. Rooting or customizing your device can be risky, if you follow the instructions you should be fine!

Installing Preware on your HP TouchPad is a must and is an easy task to accomplish, it is like a jailbreak procedure for your TouchPad. You can find all the steps necessary to install Preware on your tablet @ Preware on TouchPad - Simple step by step Instructions.
You can also follow the steps in the YouTube video below:
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Now that you’ve Preware available on your HP TouchPad, there are a couple of patches you should apply to improve its performance:
  • Faster Card Animations HYPER Version
  • Increase Touch Sensitivity And Smoothness 10
  • Muffle System Logging
  • Remove Dropped Packet Logging
  • Unset CFQ IO Scheduler
  • Unthrottle Download Manager
To apply a Preware patch on your HP TouchPad, open up your launcher then go to Downloads and open Preware. Then in Preware click on the Search button to install those packages.
This will definitely improve your HP TouchPad performance.

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