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  1. tesa64735

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    I click Start>Run...type msconfig....under the services Tab there are a BUNCH of programs running.
    I assume this is what's slowing my pc down so much. Does anyone know where I can find a list that tells me what is necessary and what I can eliminate?

    Thanks in advance...
     
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  3. tesa64735

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    ok.I'll go thru startup again...but I "think" there are things under the servces tab that I cannot see in the startup.
    I'll re-post after going thru startup.....
    thankyou
     
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    http://www.blackviper.com/

    Besides just a list of XP services, he has a lot of useful - and important - info about how to disable/enable them, what potentially could happen if you do, etc. I recommend reading almost everything this guy has on his site about XP services before disabling any on your computer.


    Mollie
     
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    BlackViper looks like exactly what I need !!
    I'll let you know.........
     
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    The blackviper site is awesome!
    I disabled a bunch of unnecessary crap and things have sped up considerably Thankyou!!
     
  8. RandyG

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    Black Viper is a useful site. I had been looking for something that would explain services in Win2k


    Cheers Mollie!!;):D
     
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