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So yeah I've been using vista for the past 10 hours, and it's a resource hog. What are soem good sites / software that can size down vista?
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Here is two sites that I used to tweak Vista.

http://www.techspot.com/guides/72-wi...mory-tweaking/

http://www.tweakguides.com/TGTC.html

http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/supertweaks.htm
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If you saying that it's using 900MB of your 2GB whilst your idling on your desktop then that is correct. Vista is working as it should, caching all your programs into the memory so they run faster.

Wouldn't you rather your 2GB was put to use instead of sitting there? Vista is doing things with that memory in order to keep your system as quick as possible. When you run a game, Vista will not keep using all that memory, it'll clear and let the game use the memory. Go ahead and try it.
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Here's a nice site as well.

http://www.blackviper.com/
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Kill Aero. That helped my box a **** ton. IT's susposed to release Aero's resources, but mine just dumps Aero to RAM, and then PF, which bogs down my whole box...and I never really use any of it's nifty gidgits and widgits anywho, lol.

Also, if you haven't already, shoot UAC in the balls. :\\
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If you saying that it's using 900MB of your 2GB whilst your idling on your desktop then that is correct. Vista is working as it should, caching all your programs into the memory so they run faster.

Wouldn't you rather your 2GB was put to use instead of sitting there? Vista is doing things with that memory in order to keep your system as quick as possible. When you run a game, Vista will not keep using all that memory, it'll clear and let the game use the memory. Go ahead and try it.
Well the last time i used vista it would use 90% of my ram while running things like HL2, which only requires 512mb of ram on average.

Thats another question I have. What does super fetch do? I know its supposed to make programs run faster but why does it need to suck up all of my ram? Also does it really show a diffrence when I'm in the program or does it just simply decrease start up times?
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Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
Kill Aero. That helped my box a **** ton. IT's susposed to release Aero's resources, but mine just dumps Aero to RAM, and then PF, which bogs down my whole box...and I never really use any of it's nifty gidgits and widgits anywho, lol.

Also, if you haven't already, shoot UAC in the balls. :
That is really odd. Aero is about 90% Video Card dependent.
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