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Windows 7: Pointers on minimizing Windows 7 footprint?

05 Oct 2016   #1
Carson Dyle

Win7 Pro x64 SP1
Pointers on minimizing Windows 7 footprint?

I just installed Windows 7 Pro on an older Atom N450 (single core, two threads) netbook with 2GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD. I'm looking for suggestions for minimizing the OS footprint to maximize available memory. Currently, I have Windows Firewall disabled, no a/v software running, and Windows automatic updates disabled.

I'm interested in any other services or features that I could disable to help. Any pointers or links to articles welcome.


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05 Oct 2016   #2

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

See if this tutorial by Brink helps:
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