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Chapter 14. Fine-Tuning, Optimizing, and... > Turn Off Unneeded Programs and Servi...

119. Turn Off Unneeded Programs and Services


Whenever you start Windows XP, programs might run automatically without you telling them to launch. For example, your instant messenger program might launch on its own. If you don't use those programs frequently, there's no reason to have them launch automatically, because they're taking away memory and using your computer's processor for programs you do want to run.


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