Speeding up Vista

logo_windows.gif Vista is definitely just one of those big ugly beasts of an operating system that provide a lot of eye candy. It’s actually semi-more useful too.
I’m not particularly fond of it, but I would recommend that once you get it to optimize it for performance rather than looks. One of the best ways is to tell it to remove all the pretty graphics funky things. It’s called visual effects and it can really bog it down.
On a clean OEM HP computer recently, I checked and saw that Windows Vista Ultimate ate 1.92G of RAM. phew. That’s a big chunk. Anything that you can save definitely would help it out some.