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Discussion in 'General Software' started by D007, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. D007

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    When I look online for a tutorial to find something like this, I tend to not trust them. Too many have varying positions on settings and even conflicting information sometimes.

    Does anyon know of some things I can disable in windows to make the system run faster?
    Things that are just not needed for an everyday gamer. I don't do any server stuff or crunching/folding.

    I do a lot of game modding and file editing but I always know where those files are, so I don't need any super fast file searching things or whatever.

    I use it for gaming and watching videos/internet stuff/Autocad/pron/:eek:

    I just don't want to disable anything that might lead me to an issue I am unaware of.
    If it doesn't conflict with what I use my pc for though, I would like to see what kind of a difference it really makes with some benches and what not..
    So if you could help me take step one in this process, I could later fill in the fps differences.
    Thanks yas. :)
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    windows services really aren't a concern imo, it's all the bloatware and crap installed since your last OS install. keep that at a minimum and your machine will keep running well. it's not enough to uninstall things, you need to not install them in the first place.

    not that there are not things you can safely disable - there are. it's just that the difference it makes is negligible and the time it takes makes it not worth doing. much more important is to just be careful what stuff gets downloaded and installed.
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    Just don't install crap, bloatware and those toolbars add-on and you're gold. Today's PC gain minimal gain (if any) disabling services.
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    Ahh so "it's just not worth it" is the concensus.. Well you made it easier on me than I thought lol.. Thank you.
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