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1. List of Services that can be disabled.
There are several Windows services that can be turned off to improve performance. Unless it's services you need.
  • Desktop Window Manager Session Manager - Services are mengantur view your desktop. If you do not want to look super pretty typical Vista or use Aero Glass, you can turn off these services.
  • Diagnostic Policy Service - Noting the problems that arise in Windows, including how to solve. For novice users, these services are not needed.
  • Diagnostic Service Host - Same as above.
  • Offline Files - Services are required to mengantur use offline files.
  • Terminal Services.
  • Windows Error Reporting Service.
  • Windows Search.

2. Set the sidebar.
By default, the sidebar will fill the empty space on your computer screen. In the sidebar there are several types of gadgets with different functions. Now you can move the gadget to the desktop as an icon.
  • Right click on the gadget you want to move, then select detach from the Sidebar
  • Move the gadget in a place that you want on the desktop.
  • Next right click the sidebar, and select Close Sidebar.
Now you'll have a gadget on the desktop icon.
You can get the gadget online here.

3. Run on the Start menu displays the menu.
By default, the Run menu does not appear when you open the start menu. To display it:
  • Right click on the taskbar.
  • Select Properties.
  • Click on the Start Menu tab.
  • Click the Customize button.
  • Scroll down and check on the Run.
4. Displays the Run menu on the desktop.
You can display a shortcut on the desktop Run.
  • From the Start Menu, go to All Programs then to Accessories.
  • Drag the shortcut Run is there to the desktop.
5. Optimizing the display.
The principal advantage of Windows Vista when compared with the previous is that it looks beautiful. Unfortunately not all of the view that we need an alias too burdensome. Here's how to optimize the display.
  • Click the Start Menu.
  • Right-click My Computer.
  • Select Properties.
  • Click on Advanced System Settings.
  • On the Performance option, click the settings button.
  • Click Custom.
  • I only chose the following features for Vista. Stay beautiful yet optimal. Show preview and filters in folder.
  • Show shadows under mouse pointer.
  • Show thumbnails instead of icons.
  • Show window contents while dragging.
  • Smooth edges of screen fonts.
  • Use drop shadows for icon labels.
  • Use visual styles on windows and buttons.
6. Accessing a folder with the message Access Denied.
If you access a folder and the error message Access Denied, following an attempt to open it.
  • Right-click on the folder.
  • Select Properties.
  • Click the Security tab.
  • Click the Advanced button.
  • Click the Owner tab.
  • Click the Edit button.
  • In the Change Owner box, select your account name.
  • Check the Replace owner on subcontainers and objects.
  • Click Apply.
  • Click Yes to change all the permissions.
  • Then click OK.
7. Set the capacity of Hard Disk partition.
Windows Vista now has an ability to change the partition capacity.
  • Right click on Computer.
  • Select Manage.
  • Click on Disk Management.
  • Right-click on a partition.
  • Select Shrink (to cut) and Extend (to extend).
  • Remember always backup your data before doing this.
8. Network access without a password
Although you can log into the computer without using a password, but if you want to access the computer from the network then you are still prompted to enter a password. To disable this function:
  • Run gpedit.msc in the Run menu.
  • Go to Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options.
  • Double click on Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console login only
  • Turn off this function by selecting disable.
9. Opening a link with a browser other than Internet Explorer.
By default, each time you click a link then Vista will use IE to run it. If you want to use another browser such as Opera or Firefox:
  • Go to Control Panel \ Programs \ Default Programs.
  • Click on Set your default programs.
  • Select the browser you want.
  • Click on Choose defaults for this program.
  • Under Protocols, check HTTP.
  • Click Save.
  • You also can check. Htm and. Html.
If your browser does not appear here, please change your Windows registry.
  • Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Shell \ Associations \ UrlAssociations \ http \ UserChoice
  • Change of such IE.HTTP to Firefox.Url, if you use Firefox.
10. Removes the arrow on the shortcut.
  • Open Regedit.exe, on the Run menu
  • Open lnkfile
  • Replace the existing value with IsShortcut
  • Restart the computer.
11. Changing the action of the power button on the Start Menu.
At the bottom of the Start Menu on the right there are 3 icons. The most left icon is the circle diameter is the power button. To change the actions taken after this push button is:
  • Go to Control Panel.
  • Select System Maintenance and then Power Options.
  • Under the power plan you choose, click on Change plans settings.
  • Click Change advanced power settings.
  • Click on + to Power buttons and lid.
  • Click on the + in the Start menu power button
  • For Setting, select Sleep, Hibernate or Shutdown.
  • Click Apply or OK.
12. Installing Vista without a Product Key.
You can install Vista without using the Product Key and evaluated at 30 days.
  • Boot from the Vista DVD and run the installation.
  • Set the Language, Time and Currency, and Keyboard.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Install Now.
  • Do not input Product Key.
  • Uncheck the Automatically Activate Windows When I'm online.
  • Click Next.
  • Click No to confirm you do not Want To enter a product key.
  • Select the version of Windows Vista you want to install.
  • Select the same version you buy.
  • Click Next.
  • Select accept the license and terms.
  • Click Next.
  • Please continue the installation process as usual.
13. Changing the size of the icon on the desktop.
By default, the size of icons on the desktop is relatively large, to resize it:
  • Right click on the Desktop.
  • Select View.
  • Set to Classic Icons.
14. Make over pageviews Programs and Features.
When you get to the page Programs and Features in Control Panel then you will see an interface similar to what is on WindowsXP. With Vista you can change the information contained on these pages. For example you can display Name, Publisher, Installed On, and Size.
  • If you right-click on this menu bar, you can add other information such as the Support Link, Used and Version.
  • Support Link will deliver you directly to address support of the program via the website.
  • You may be able to sort by Used so that you can see which programs you rarely use. This means you can remove the program if you do not need.
  • You can see if the program you install a new version by looking at the Version menu.
15. Display a super-hidden files.
While in Folder Options you can view hidden files, but there are super hidden files whose status is still not able to perform. To display it:
  • Run Regedit.Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Advanced.
  • In the right pane, drag it until you get the value SuperHidden Change the value to 1.
  • Restart the computer.
16. Cleaning the rest of SP1 installer.
After upgrading to SP1, Vista will make a backup of all files in the upgrade. This file is useful if you want to uninstall SP1. If you do not encounter problems with SP1 then you can get rid of this backup file. Run vsp1cln.exe on the Run menu. If you are asked whether you want to remove the files, answer Y. aja

17. Fix files TCP / IP is damaged.
If you feel there's something wrong with the file TCP / IP, run the following command in the Run menu:
  • netsh interface ipv4 reset
  • netsh interface ipv6 reset
  • Then restart your computer.
18. Turning off Vista Burning CD function.
Since many third-party program to facilitate the process of fuel burning CD / DVD then you will not need a CD burning facility owned by Vista. To turn it off:

    Run Regedit.
    Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ Explorer.
    Create a new DWORD: NoCDBurning.
    Score 1.
    Restart the computer.

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