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System Slowdown I am using "VISTA ULTIMATE" in my laptop (Dell vostro a840), but it's taking too much time to start & shutdown. What can be the best solution to increase its performance...................give me the suggestion soon.


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You may not like the advice I am about to give but in my honest opinion either got to windows XP or wait for windows 7 due anytime.
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\015\012Other than that you may wish to use add remove programs to remove any that you no longer use.
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\015\012Remove any un wanted or in many cases un-needed tool-bars.
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\015\012A good clean up may help you out considerably.
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\015\012Depending on how much ram you already have then maybe extra ram would also be of benefit.
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\015\012Vista is a known resource hog I have yet to actually recommend it to anyone and still advise people to stick to XP.
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\015\012As a Microsoft beta tester I can however recommend Windows 7.
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\015\012It does make Vista look slow and anyone who has used vista will notice the difference in speed but not too much in use.
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\015\012It is what Vista should have been.
Hello,
\015\012All programs StartUp remove from the startup list the programs that are not need.
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If too many applications are running in the background memory is reduced. Verify that you let Windows manage the paging memory.
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\015\012I do not have Vista, so I give you the procedure for Windows XP, The keyword are in bold

For WINXP
Rigt click My computer on desktop.
Click Properties
Advanced Tab Click on Performance Settings.
Under Visual effects you may ask OS to adjust for best performance Under Tab Advanced make sure that Processor scheduling and Memory usage are set for Programs.
Verify on same tab that virtual memory is about equal to physical memory (or just let windows manage it)

Hope it helps
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