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Increase the Performance of Windows Vista - 1

Windows Vista is the latest version of Microsoft Windows, based graphical operating system from Microsoft that is used on personal computers, the OS, but this one is quite heavy and also vulturine memory (RAM), this is because many of the features provided by windows vista, the following steps to improve the performance of windows vista.

Turn Off Un Needed Features
There are many new features in Windows Vista that are installed by default that you may not need. These extra and un needed features can slow down your computer and take up more storage space. Windows Features can be un installed using the Windows Features Utility. Follow these steps to uninstall applications such as the Windows Fax and Scan and many more. To Turn Off Some Un Needed Features:

1. Click on the Start Button
2. Select Control Panel
3. Under Programs click Uninstall a program
4. On the left side menu, click on Turn Windows features on or off
5. Scroll through the list as shown below and uncheck from any feature you do not want installed.
6. Click OK when you are finished making your changes. The features will now be uninstalled.

Remove Spyware, Adware, and Malware
Have you scanned your system for spyware, adware and other unwanted pests? 1 of 6 computers has some sort of Spyware or Malware! They dramatically slow downyour computer because they use resources to generate popup ads, send spam, and often interfere with the operation of good programs. If you havent scanned recently, we recommend a free scan from a good anti spyware program. We prefer to use stand alone, high quality anti spyware programs.

FINAL NOTE: Recent testing has shown that stand alone programs do a much better job than the all in one packages at detecting spyware, adware, and malware.

Disable Unnecessary Graphical Effects

Vista is "sexy" because of its new aero glass transparency effects. Here is how to enable and disable this new eye candy.

1. Click Start (Windows) button
2. Select the Control Panel
3. Double click Click Appearance and Personalization
4. Under Personalization, click Change the color scheme
5. In the Appearance Settings dialog box, click Windows Vista Basic, and then click OK.

Or, if you prefer a Windows 2000 style interface, click Windows Standard, and then click OK.

Disable Automatic Disk Defragment

Windows Vista uses an always on defragment set up that isnt that necessary and will cause your system to slow down. Remember to run a defragment manually once a month.
To shut down this feature:
1. Click the Start button
2. Select Computer
3. Right click on C: Drive icon
4. Select Properties
5. Click the Tools tab
6. Uncheck Run on a schedule
7. Click OK

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