Monday, January 28, 2008

Free App: Software Tool Strips Windows Vista To Bare Bones

Tired of dealing with Microsoft Vista's bloatware, junk apps, poor performance and the like? Check out this post from slashdot: Software Tool Strips Windows Vista To Bare Bones. I have yet to try it out, but the brief clip certainly has me interested:
A free download that can cut Windows Vista's gargantuan footprint by half or more is developing a big following on the Internet. vLite is a configuration tool that lets users automatically delete a lot of unnecessary Vista components — such as Windows Media Player and MSN installer — to pare the OS down to a reasonable size. The software is catching on. An InformationWeek story notes that a forum that asks users to suggest new features has drawn nearly 50,000 page views.

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If anyone has any info on this tool, especially users!!, please leave a comment and let us know what you think. Is the free tool worth it? Once you use the tool, does the bare bones version operate as expected? Any hiccups ? Is there a better tool, free or not? let us know!

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