[jhb_airlines] Re: Perception of Server Lag
- From: Mike Lucas <mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 17:18:33 +0100
If you are running FS9 on Win XP using a user account with all possible
privileges (essentially an Administrator account) then it runs a lot
more services than you need as an ordinary user. Unfortunately the
default installation of Windows sets up a single user PC with precisely
such an 'administrator' account - one of the reasons that Windows is so
vulnerable to viruses etc. You could ease the load on your system by
setting up a separate 'Gerry - FS' user account with limited privileges.
Another suggestion is to track down the Black Viper recommendations on
which services can be disabled in Windows without breaking the system.
Black Viper and his original site seem to have disappeared from the
ether, but his material was so highly respected that you can still find
it preserved elsewhere with a quick bit of Googling. One such is
Gerry Winskill wrote:
I still have Enditall but it's of doubtful value. I ran it just now and
it showed 15 programmes running, only 4 of which are "unlocked", so
By contrast Task Manager shows 40 running! Of these 23 are listed as
SYSTEM. We've been here before, since the Task Manager problem is lack
of info on which can be safely shut down. There's a website that offers
advice but following that, and closing down the "uneccessary"
programmes, dropped me into deep doodah, from which I emerged only by
running System Restore.
Anyone able to come up with an accurate list of the progs that can be
ditched with impunity would qualify for a Nobel Prize.
Mike Brook wrote:
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