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Old 01-07-2010, 10:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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vlite -windows vista without the bloat

You do not need to be a computer genius to do this but if you are afraid of computers then don't bother. Be sure to back up all data before starting.

vLite - Windows Vista configuration tool removes a lot of bloatware from Windows Vista and makes it run much faster and more error free.

I have used it for the past couple years and recently switched to plain Vista and the difference is amazing.

What you will need.
A copy of Windows Vista. It might work with Windows 7 too, not sure.
A copy of vLite (link above).
A DVD burner.
A couple blank DVDs.
Willingness to format your hard drive and reinstall Windows.
Patience for some trial and error learning and to read the instructions.

Afterward you will be running Windows Vista with the bare minimum features - no side bar, no fancy window borders etc. These features and many others are not just disabled they are never installed. The install disk goes from 4.5 GB to 800MB. Your computer will run much faster and your computer fan will turn on less.
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Old 06-09-2010, 09:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: vlite -windows vista without the bloat

Kong.. I'm thinking about doing this. What exactly does this do?

I think I should just reinstall this whole damn computer and store whatever I DO need in an e-mail or something.

Suggestions?

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Exactly how many hours does this take?
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Old 06-09-2010, 05:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: vlite -windows vista without the bloat

  1. Put a Vista install disk in your computer.
  2. Install Download details: Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008
  3. Install Download - vLite - Windows Vista configuration tool
  4. Run Vlite
  5. Select your DVD drive that has Vista in it.
  6. Go through the steps - disable components you don't need. Be careful, and only disable things you understand - and google the different components.
  7. Create an ISO
  8. Burn that ISO to DVD label it vlite install disk
  9. Back up all of your files to DVD
  10. Reboot with the vlite install disk in your computer and reinstall windows.
  11. For more help see the help, forum and contact links here vLite - Windows Vista configuration tool
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Re: vlite -windows vista without the bloat

Ok, thanks.
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