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i always have and probably always will keep things conservative at start up. only things that run at start up are aida64 afterburner and the usual stuff like blue tooth and wifi. as for my processes i havent yet stripped them down but i will eventually
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Good to see i'm not alone lol, i usually cut nvidias control panel services since i don't use that, also windows sharing and many other unused win7 services.
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Well on my old 800mhz computer, 256mb ram, non existent video card I would always try to salvage as much ram as i could by running virtually nothing along side the OS except for my AV...now that i have this computer and can run so many things on startup I find that i don't do such a thing. I'm curious if those of you with very highend computers tend to run a crapload of programs on startup. There are only like 4 extra processes alongside the OS that i run including my AV and msi AB. I could run much more but i tend to salvage my ram even though I have so much to spare now. I just wanted to know if anyone is conservative like this.
lol, ya same thing. I came from a 128mb comp (2 builds ago) and have just the bare essentials on startup.
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post #14 of 17
well.. I still kill all things I don't need on startup, I do need:
1. Video driver
2. Realtek HD audio driver
3. usb 3.0 driver
4. Gadgets, I like to run a few of them.
5. Adobe keeps re-enabling itself Which makes me MAD..

Everything else is disabled in startup / I also turned a few services off which I have no use for.

Thats it. I run an antivirus scan bi/weekly or so manually, I use a few of them to scan.. The one I like most is clamwin.
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post #15 of 17
fair bit i run on setup only disabled a couple things
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post #16 of 17
I try to keep it clean but I am not as bad as I once was back in the Win XP days and my single core althon lol. Granted with an SDD POST takes longer than the actual OS boot.
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post #17 of 17
I stay at the absolute minimum, plus coretemp.
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