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When I say double the speed, I mean make the effects happen twice as fast.

I only want the Start Screen effects to be modified, however if I had to modify all effect speeds that'd work too.

The effects I'm referring to are:

  • When you press the 1 key on your keyboard, it kind of "flows" in. Video
  • When you search the search results move around instead of just showing up. Video
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Double your hardware speed – Scandalist May 20 '13 at 22:36
I can't tell, are you jokingly telling me to buy more RAM or something or is this really a solution? – Frankie May 20 '13 at 22:56
Yea, upgrade your gfx card. Everything will render much more rapidly. – Scandalist May 20 '13 at 23:00
It's an artificial limit. The only reason it was lagging in the video was because of camtasia, which seems to lag my computer (even though it's a high-end one) – Frankie May 20 '13 at 23:02
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I believe Start Screen Animations Tweaker and this official PowerShell script let you change all the animation-related settings possible, including the parallax effect speed (but not the speed of the animations you want):


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So, this will change all speeds or all speeds but the ones I want? – Frankie May 20 '13 at 23:03
See the video on the site. I don't think there's any way to change the speeds of the animations you want via the registry (they might be hard-coded), or at least no way that's been found yet. AFAIK these settings are all that are currently possible to modify. – Karan May 20 '13 at 23:11
Hmph. Hopefully with windows blue it's possible. – Frankie May 21 '13 at 0:33

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