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Ways to improve PC performance

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Sound_Card, May 3, 2009.

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    What tweaks can you do to your PC on the OS level to improve performance? What background processes can I turn off in task manager without affecting stability?
    Vista 64 here.
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    google vlite - and rip out all the junk you dont need.
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    Wow, this one is very nice so far. I just turned off system restore, and got 40gb of my disk space back. :eek:
    I'll check out the others as well.
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    You should disable hibernation if you dont use it too, It gave me another 4/5GB.

    Open command (press sstart and type cmd, press enter) and type/paste this:

    powercfg -h off

    You can also disable the page file (ass you have 4GB RAM) to free up more HDD space, but you'll have to delete the 4GB file manually in the C drive

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