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post #11 of 25
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Erm....may i ask why?

People stress because there IDLE RAM is being taken up

That's like complaining at your brother for eating the food you are going to throw in the bin

The system STOPS using the RAM when you enter a game. It only uses what you don't need at that present time.

Vista is awesome, i will never go back
Well, first day I turn it on, FPS in Oblivion (modded like hell) were ~20 outside at max settings w/o grass. Day 3, FPS are down in the teens.
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<gives you a blank stare>
<slaps your parents>
o...k...gg at being an asshat
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post #13 of 25
Weird, Oblivion plays flawlessly on max settings for me

I guess if you are having driver problems it is understandable. But not jsut for the RAM usage

Modki was only joking btw
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post #14 of 25
Go though the services (I assume you do that in XP or Server 2003 anyways... at least, you should), and disable those that you don't need.

Blackviper (yep, he's back) has a good list here:
http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/servicecfg.htm
    
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I'm not using it because all my apps don't work with it just yet.
Other than that, it's a great OS.
(For the most part.)


Granted, with a little of work I could've got everything to work (ATITool just needs to be signed, etc), but I rather stick with XP for a bit longer.
that's why you run both double the install time, but what ever... it's still fun to play around in both.
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I just received Ultimate in the MAIL WOOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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As soon as I made a custom Image with VLite and removed Media Center, Ready boost, Windows Defender, Windows Indexing The ones in bold really made a difference. I striped the install down from 10gb for ultimate to 3 gigs
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What should I know before installing it? Special tweaking, disable UAC or whatever is it called.
    
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As soon as I made a custom Image with VLite and removed Media Center, Ready boost, Windows Defender, Windows Indexing The ones in bold really made a difference. I striped the install down from 10gb for ultimate to 3 gigs
Ugh... Windows Defender is so annoying.
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Ugh... Windows Defender is so annoying.
Really? It rarely (if ever) does anything noticable.

Or... do you mean User Account Control (UAC)?
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