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Top things to make my vista faster

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#1
Hello, I am new to the vista world and have a simple question. What are the top things I can do in vista to make my computer faster.

I have an AWESOME laptop and it seems pretty sluggish running Vista Business.

Laptop Specs

Dell Precision M4400
Core 2 Duo T9800 2.93Ghz
4GB Memory
250 GB Hard Drive
RGB TrueLife LED 15.4" Screen.
 

My Computer

Bare Foot Kid

R.I.P. August 13th 2014
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#2

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    * BFK Customs *
    CPU
    Intel C2Q 9550 Yorkfield
    Motherboard
    ASUS P5Q Pro
    Memory
    8GB Dominator 8500C5D
    Graphics Card(s)
    XFX ATI 1GB 4870 XXX
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD 7-1
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1x 47" LCD HDMI & 2x 26" LCD HDMI
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080P & 1920x1200
    Hard Drives
    2x 500GB 7200RPM 32MB Cache WD Caviar Black
    PSU
    Corsair 620HX
    Case
    CM Cosmos RC-1000
    Cooling
    Tuniq Tower 120, 2x 140mm and 3x 120mm case fans
    Mouse
    Razer Diamondback 3G
    Keyboard
    HP Enhansed Multimedia
    Internet Speed
    18.6Mb/s
    Other Info
    My First Build ;)

Bare Foot Kid

R.I.P. August 13th 2014
Messages
2,616
Location
The Lowcountry
#4

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    * BFK Customs *
    CPU
    Intel C2Q 9550 Yorkfield
    Motherboard
    ASUS P5Q Pro
    Memory
    8GB Dominator 8500C5D
    Graphics Card(s)
    XFX ATI 1GB 4870 XXX
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD 7-1
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1x 47" LCD HDMI & 2x 26" LCD HDMI
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080P & 1920x1200
    Hard Drives
    2x 500GB 7200RPM 32MB Cache WD Caviar Black
    PSU
    Corsair 620HX
    Case
    CM Cosmos RC-1000
    Cooling
    Tuniq Tower 120, 2x 140mm and 3x 120mm case fans
    Mouse
    Razer Diamondback 3G
    Keyboard
    HP Enhansed Multimedia
    Internet Speed
    18.6Mb/s
    Other Info
    My First Build ;)

pacinitaly

HappyGuru Lovin2Help
Vista Guru
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Location
worst state in America
#5
Hello, I am new to the vista world and have a simple question. What are the top things I can do in vista to make my computer faster.

I have an AWESOME laptop and it seems pretty sluggish running Vista Business.

Laptop Specs

Dell Precision M4400
Core 2 Duo T9800 2.93Ghz
4GB Memory
250 GB Hard Drive
RGB TrueLife LED 15.4" Screen.
bare foot kids' the man

is your system a 32bit or 64bit?
4GB of ram only seen on a 64bit
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    gateway/m6881
    CPU
    centrino core 2 duo 2.2ghz T7500
    Memory
    3GB
    Hard Drives
    500GB WD
    Mouse
    logitech
    Internet Speed
    fios 35MB not!!!!

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