Vista's new security features will slow your PC down more than almost any other kind of software you can install. For best performance, the first thing I do on any new Vista install is this:
* Turn off Windows Defender
* Turn off Windows Firewall
* Disable System Protection
* Disable UAC
...nothing cripples your PC's performance quite like anti-virus software.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Choosing Anti-Anti-Virus Software: