Looking to optimize and tune up the Windows Vista performance? Microsoft, via the Springboard Overview Series, is publishing free “Windows Vista Performance and Tuning” e-Book to help Windows Vista users to improve performance quickly and easily. The “Windows Vista Performance and Tuning” guide focuses on performance improvements on a single computer, but also takes a look at some of the tools used in enterprise environments to help make performance tuning manageable on a much larger scale.

Windows Vista and SP1 focus on delivering greater performance and overall system responsiveness, with new technologies such as ReadyBoost and ReadyDrive. By striking a balance between speed and responsiveness, Windows Vista and SP1 deliver a level of performance that has the greatest positive impact on the system’s usability. This guide looks at the following areas of performance improvement:

  • Making configuration changes, including power settings, indexing options and visual effects that help a computer feel more responsive when you use it.
  • Using hardware to boost the actual physical speed of a computer.
  • Making configuration changes that help a computer to start faster by disabling unused programs and services which scheduled to start with Windows.
  • Making the computer more reliable may help increase performance.
  • Monitoring performance occasionally so that you can stop problems before they get too big.

Thus, Windows Vista Performance and Tuning eBook is good reference and guide for users who want to make their Windows Vista system to run optimally.

Windows Vista Performance and Tuning is available in PDF or XPS digital book format at Microsoft Download Center.

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