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Old 06-25-2006, 01:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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For a while now I have been seeing my computer slow down more and more. Internet, the opening of menus and programs, etc.
Windows Task Manager says I have (normally) between 30-40 background processes running. I have tryed programs and forums to tweek my pc's performace and speed.

I decided to (msconfig) set my startup selection on Diagnostic Startup. That way I can then just turn on the startup services and progams that I want. Here is my question:

Which services do I need to be able to operate almost normally (internet - will not connect, themes - not showing, etc.) that I do not know the techie names to in the servieces tab?

Trying to clerify; Do I need DHCP client? or Net logon? And which one allows me to connect to the internet (I have cable). Thanks for any help.
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im sure theres a programme that can do all of that for you, it just helps you through disabling services you dont need etc, im sure someone will enlighten me!?
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the problem is that the programs that "do that for you" always ask you or expect you to know. I do not know what 85% of them do.
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http://www.z123.org/techsupport/xpservices.htm

There is a good list but I would just leave the servies alone as you wont notice any difference in stopping them
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