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Windows 7: which programs are unnecessary?


01 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 
which programs are unnecessary?

Hello guys,

First of all i have to tell you sorry for selecting wrong forum. I did not know where i can post this thread.

Please see my programs list screenshot in attached files section.

Now you will see a list of programs that they had installed on windows 7 (64-bit). I want to know which programs are unnecessary? and which one is not compatible with windows 7 x64? and which programs should be in the list?
Please tell me know.

Sorry for my bad english,
Alireza



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01 Mar 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit,Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit,Windows XP sp3 home
 
 

well if you are running kaspersky internet security than you shouldn't run pctools firewall plus
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01 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Snagit is extra. Unless you just like it better than the Snipping tool that comes with Windows 7.

If you want to eliminate overhead from your PC, you should be looking at a different list. Most of this stuff doesn't take cycles unless you're running them. But stuff in the Startup folder consumes cycles everytime you boot your machine and may wake up to do "work" at other times as well.

Start a program called "MSConfig" and look at the Startup tab. Post a list of these programs here for us to take a look at. They are very easy to turn off.

Cheers!
Greg
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01 Mar 2010   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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I want to know which programs are unnecessary?
It rather depends on what you will be using the PC for! If you will never do sophisticated editing of still photos then Adobe photoshop CS4 could go. On the other hand if it came preloaded then keep it, you've paid for it and you may need it in the future.
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01 Mar 2010   #5

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I agree with ISVDevelopers, it is not what is installed so much as what is running. Along with msconfig, check your services.msc to see if it needs tweaking:

Windows 7 Service Configurations by Black Viper
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02 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 

Thank you everybody for helping. it will be helpful for me and others.

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Start a program called "MSConfig" and look at the Startup tab. Post a list of these programs here for us to take a look at. They are very easy to turn off.
I got a screenshot.

Please if my pc needs to repair registry for improving performance, recommend me the best repairer that do well.Name:  MSconfig.GIF
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02 Mar 2010   #7

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Just from that, i can tell you which ones to turn off..

Java and the 3 Adobe ones, Babylon, from a quick google search, is a language translator, so leave Babylon.

Not sure about PC Tools Firewall, also probably not necessary if your running Kaspersky too.
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02 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 

I did everything you said Uber philf. please let me know more. Thank you
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03 Mar 2010   #9

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyletech View Post
I did everything you said Uber philf. please let me know more. Thank you
Well, do you see a difference? is it booting alot faster? does it respond quicker?
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03 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
 
 

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Well, do you see a difference? is it booting alot faster? does it respond quicker?
Yes i do sir. It is faster than before now.
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