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Stripping Vista Down to the Good Stuff

Vista gets far more criticism for what it has than for what it doesn't. The big complaints have to do with too many functions running up against too little processing.

If you want Vista but not the overhead of Media Player and other features aimed largely at consumers, then vLite is for you. This free tool strips Vista of all the features you never wanted in the first place.

Posted by Doug Barney on February 04, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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