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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by rijads, Feb 25, 2013.

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  1. rijads

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    I am doing fresh windows install when my new new parts for pc arrive.

    I will be installing win7 or win8 on it, don't know which one yet.

    I wanted to ask you guys, is there some tutorial, or could you write me some guidelines on how to strip windows down to it's bare essentials, and remove all the unnecessary crap that windows doesn't need in order to run the system, as I will be customizing it and installing apps that I need (for example new explorer, etc).
     
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    There is a guide on this site Blackviper guides that shows you what non essential services you can disable, but there isn't any crapware included in Windows 7. There may be some core components that you will never use but removing them from the OS will be unlikely to gain you any benefit and could have disastrous effects.

    Keeping everything up to date and disabling any programs from running at startup that you don't frequently use is about as far as you need to go. Run a good Anti Virus like Microsoft Security Essentials (included with Win8) a good third party firewall like Comodo and Anti Spyware like SuperAntiSpyware. Never use a Registry Cleaner and avoid the use of Torrent clients and you won't go far wrong.
     
  4. rijads

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    Tgtc is rather for unfamiliar windows user, and isn't something I've been looking for, while blackviper guide is exactly what i needed, ty guys for the links.
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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