[jhb_airlines] Re: Perception of Server Lag

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 19:24:52 +0100

Thanks Mike - I'd not even thought about that..


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[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Lucas
Sent: 23 September 2006 17:19
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Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Perception of Server Lag


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

Mike L

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
> closeable.
> 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.
> Gerry Winskill
> Mike Brook wrote:

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