Optimize Vista as a Server

Posted On 2008-06-17 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: General Tip Vista
Views: 1655

How to optimize Windows Vista to give priority to background services. This is very useful setting if you are using a Windows Vista computer as a server.

To enable this option, perform the following steps.

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Performance Information and Tools.

  2. Click Visual Effects on the left side. Click Continue or enter a password if prompted by UAC.

  3. Click the Advanced tab under the Performance Options.

  4. Click Background Services and click OK.

Now priority will be given to applications that are running in the background such as file and print services.

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