Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 17:09 UTC, submitted by Jeremy
Windows "Unlike previous Microsoft operating systems, Windows Vista is pretty streamlined right out of the box. It makes terrific use of a system's resources, but it's built as much for pretty looks and increased stability and security as it is for horsepower. It's time now for a course of action that will take the ball and chain off this baby and let it fly. The ink on Windows Vista's EULA is barely dry, so it's very likely that more speed tips, registry hacks, and deep settings will be revealed in the weeks, months, and years to come. For now, here's our set of tweaks that can help you turn up the throttle on your new operating system."
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My experience
by Nelson on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 21:55 UTC
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After doing some of the things mentioned in this article I was able to get a significant performance increase in Vista.

I think the most dramatic change was turning transparency off in Aero which seemed to speed a lot of things up like switching from fullscreen games for example.

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