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Windows 7: RT Seven Lite, didnt work at all?

29 Oct 2013   #11
ryry36910

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
What do you need a lighter version for?

You cannot trim Win7 to be lighter than it is as it is already the lightest Windows ever. All services that aren't absolutely needed at startup are set on Manual fast-triggers. If you remove any you will have unintended consequences. If your GPU cannot run aero it won't be turned on.

For low resource machines the only old-school trims that maintain are to edit Visual Effects of animation, sliding, fading and dragging intact.

Upgrading hardware is the way to go. Max out your RAM, then if you want better performance upgrade your processor and/or mobo. Or buy any new computer for only slighter extra cost. The weekly Sunday ad $350 special is more than needed for most users once you Clean up factory bloatware.
Gamers should look at the blazingly fast new core I5's or I7's.
Win 7 can be trimmed down!


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29 Oct 2013   #12
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

May I ask what trims have worked for you, and for what reason?

As it says in this old thread, we tried all of these here years ago and found absolutely no performance benefit since Win7 remains as light with service trims as without - although trimming for size on some netbooks was useful.
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