Vista Discussion on running Windows Vista on the Dell Mini

Thread Tools Display Modes
  (#1) Old
allanlatras allanlatras is offline
Junior Member
Posts: 12
Join Date: May 2009
Default Any tweaks for our Vista on Mini 12? - 06-02-2009, 09:55 AM

I'm satisfied with the pre-loaded Vista Home on my mini-12. However, can anyone here help me speed things up, maybe tweaks...thanks in advance
Reply With Quote
  (#2) Old
notladstyle notladstyle is offline
Junior Member
Posts: 23
Join Date: Jun 2009
Send a message via MSN to notladstyle
Default 07-06-2009, 01:26 AM

Install XP.

The speed difference is night and day. I installed it on my mini 12 because I was considering selling it because of its poor performance.

Now that ive got xp SP3 on it, I am so happy I almost never get on my desktop except to rip a cd which I promptly copy to my mini!
Reply With Quote
  (#3) Old
macnoob macnoob is offline
Junior Member
Posts: 14
Join Date: Jul 2009
Default 09-29-2009, 11:27 AM

i have a watered down vista home prem on my 9 and it runs smooth as hell
Reply With Quote
  (#4) Old
Qagak Qagak is offline
Senior Member
Posts: 129
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: USA
Default 03-24-2010, 11:03 PM

I used some of the following suggestions:

Vista Performance Tweaks
Even though it says not to disable/set to manual some services, I did so any way & feel happy with the results.

Hide Desktop Icon Text (Windows Vista) | (with USB keyboard attached)

============Learning Devices============

Reply With Quote

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright © 2008-2016