My base score is a 4.2 so I SHOULD be good. Went into the performance and
the only thing that hinted at a problem was a shell error at one point when
I KNOW it was hanging, but there is nothing there as how to resolve it. Just
to be certain I went ahead and disabled the aero stuff and watching it now
to see what happens.
The "180 Gigs you are referring to sounds like Hard Drive size. I was
referring to my processor.
"Wayne L." <WayneL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> At 180 GBs you're on the low side. As a start, go in Control Panel to
> "Performance Information and Tools" and check " Base Score". My Vista with
> 236 GBs scores at a paultry 2.0 - totally inadequite for Aero (for
> Then click computer and check HD usage. System Restore will use about 27
> (15% of total 180) and this has caused problems for some. Mine was up to
> GBs but I got it down to 10. Don't disable SR as you will most likely need
> it. Wayne
> Wayne L.
> "Kerry Brown" wrote:
>> In the Start Search box type Performance, and double click on Performance
>> Information and Tools in the results list. Click on Advanced Tools. Work
>> through the tools to see what is causing the poor performance.
>> Kerry Brown
>> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
>> "John C Harris" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> >I have a DeLL XPS Pentium 1.83 Gig with 2 Gig RAM and ATI Radeon 256 MB
>> > Initially had XP Home on it and upgraded to VISTA Home Premium.
>> > Have generally had few issues but lately my system has been peaking out
>> > and hanging for about two minutes intermittently. I have turned off
>> > Indexing, thinking it was that, but no help. It usually happens when
>> > opening email in Outlook 2007 or while browsing using IE 7.
>> > I have tried to make notes on when it hangs but there seems to be no
>> > rhyme
>> > of reason to it. I have enough RAM and a big enough Video Card so I am
>> > at
>> > a loss about what is happening. Has any seen this and are there any
>> > ideas
>> > you could offer? I have also checked the performance meter and tracking
>> > but it is showing no issues.
>> > Thanks in Advance
>> > - John