Originally Posted by Rabbit80
It sounds about right to me - there are at least 8 or 9 services which start with Windows which can be disabled without any impact on 99% of users. Somehow M$ still insist on installing more bloatware via winblows update.
I can only speak about XP here (as I couldn't/can't really stand Vista) but if you spend a bit of time to configure it properly, it runs pretty well. The uptime of my PC is 42 days, I somehow wonder how that can be possible after reading Akira's post... For someone complaining about zealots it's quite funny to post such "not exactly correct information" (I censored myself here!).