Windows Vista

From Eugene Eric Kim

Hard Disk Churn

Vista has an annoying habit of constantly churning the hard disk. To address this:

  • Turn off disk indexing
  • Turn off system restore points

See this article for more.

Some other services you may want to disable.

See Also

Use CCleaner to clean up startup programs. Use Wireshark to analyze network. (Both are available for Mac OS X.)

Tools for cleaning up Windows installations.