In continuing my conversation from yesterday’s post, “How do I disable the Window Vista sidebar?” let’s explore how to remove even more of Windows Vista hungry resources.

From the Start orb, type Program and Features in the instant search field and select Turn Windows features on or off as shown in Figure A.

Figure A. Turn Windows features on or off

Depending on what features (Figure B) you are using in Windows Vista will have much to do with what you choose. For example, I do not play Windows Games and I would remove this feature. I would also remove Windows Ultimate Extras, Windows Meeting Space, Tablet PC, etc. You can remove the components you are not using until you have a finely tuned Windows Vista system.

Figure B. Turn Windows features on or off