RE: Vista machine acting slow
> This newly installed Vista machine is acting slow. Sometimes there is
> hesitaion when typing. When opening a program it takes a while.The internet
> connection gets lost and comes back( I am looking into the wireless
> What I want to learn is what tasks are running and what services are
> running? Are any of these tasks and services not needed to be on when
> computer boots.
> I just bought the MS Vista Admin Pocket Consultant by Stanek. I am
> experienced with XP
> Firstly, how much memory does your RAM have? To have a computer use Vista smoothly, you need at least, as far as I know, 1 GB of RAM. It's best to put it to 2 GB though, just to be safe. I think all the eye candy in Vista might be too heavy for it to be able to maintain at XP's speed.
And yes, XP SP2 currently is faster than Vista.