"Jon" <Email_Address@SomewhereOrOther.com> wrote in message
> "Bram" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Is there a way to speed up unzipping using Vista's own unzip? I have
>> 7zip installed, but sometimes it's just less hassle to use Vista's
>> built-in unzip.. if it weren't for the painful slowness of it. I know
>> some people say XP was also slow: well, it wasn't and compared to
>> Vista it was actually blazing fast.
>> So.. any solutions to get Vista to speed up - or does anyone actually
>> know what Vista is doing (what's taking so long)?
> I would suspect it's symptomatic of another process hogging your CPU,
> rather than there being a problem with the unzipping per se.
> If you fire up Task Manager [Ctrl-Shift-Esc] and click on 'Show processes
> from all users' and examine the Processes tab, then you may be able to
> spot the culprit.
> My money would be on either 'SearchIndexer.exe' or 'WmiPrvse.exe'
> You could probably write a whole book on ways to speed up Vista, but the
> basic rule would be to disable what you don't need. eg startup processes,
> services etc.
I have found that all file management in Vista is really slow.
A bit laughable that you have to disable services to get an acceptable level
of performance in something as simple as unzipping a file.
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