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Debunking Windows performance tweaking myths

Lifehacker has a good article debunking many of the common Windows performance tweaking myths.

Let me sum it up for you:

People will try to argue with you until your ears bleed that one or other of these tips will boost performance, but they won't be able to show you a shred of proof.

Another myth that I want to add to this is the "Windows Server 2008 makes a better desktop OS than Vista" myth. I've come at this myth from all sorts of angles and each time come to the conclusion that it is nothing more than unsubstantiated bunk.

If your PC is too slow then there are a number of reasons why:

Let me close by saying that 99% of all performance tweak I've come across that promises dramatic performance improvements turn out to be bunk.