I am Microsoftie 4 ever (19+ years) working in Windows Services and Content team in the UK, my blog is mainly focused on the Windows family of products and trying to provide help pointers and resources for customers on our products.
Via Steve Claytons (a geek in disguise) blog I happened upon this article by Josh
Looking for Windows Vista Performance Issues - Josh's Windows Weblog
in which he gives some good tips for doing a few things about improving Windows Vista performance, such as choosing which applications start on start-up, services and drivers.
If you are wondering how to get the MSConfig system utility started on your PC the easiest way is to simply type MSConfig into the start menu, and then click it the icon when it has found the utility.
Alternatively, click the start button, control panel, systems and maintenance and then administrative tools.
We have some pretty good content on System Configuration on the Windows Help and How-To site such as the following:
Hope you find that useful, do let me know..
Just a quicky linky to an article in today's Times Online about Live Search
Microsoft: we'll keep 'chipping away' at Google - Times Online
Tomorrow should see the changes going live and it will be good to check out the changes, including the Celebrity xRank :) It may not be the ‘killer app’ as the article says but it is strange how sometimes little things like this can have a big effect, and it will be interesting to have a look at it and the other changes to see the improvements :)