Windows Vista: Performance Tweaks – Speed up Windows Vista

5 Essential Performance Monitoring Gadgets
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Disable Network Printer Search
Disable Welcome Center
Enhance SATA disk performance
Increase max IE7 downloads
Quick aero speed tip
Reliability and Performance Monitor
Speed up aero (vista glass) by disabling min/max animations
Speed up external hard drives
Speed up Start Menu Search
Speed up Start Menu Search (New Method)
Speed up wireless WAN connections
Start applications on specific CPU and priority
Stop auto-start applications on startup
Tweak Indexing Options for More Performance
Vista Service Guide: Part 1
Vista Service Guide: Part 2
Vista Service Guide: Part 3