D


DCOM Server Process Launcher, 168

Decryption, PCMark05 benchmarking, 149

Default Programs

accessing, 88

default launch app, changing, 90-91

removing from Start menu, 42

Defragmentation

to improve boot speed, 179-82

NTFS master file table, 230

of paging file, 230

third-party programs, 180-82

Windows Vista Disk Defragmenter, 179-80

Desktop

background, video files for, 51-52

changing appearance. See User interface, customizing

gadgets, adding, 55-56

Ultimate Extra features, 51-52

wallpaper, setting, 69

See also Windows Sidebar

Desktop icons

customizing, 50-51

disabling all, 45-46

downloading, sites for, 50

drop shadow effect, 46-47

icon utility, 51

Recycle Bin, renaming, 48

shortcut arrow, removing, 48-49

size, changing, 48

size choices, 48

system icons, display of, 47

user icons, display of, 47

Desktop Windows Manager (DWM)

Aero Glass, 33-34, 70

functions of, 70, 207

Desktop Windows Manager Session Manager, 168

Details pane, Explorer

customizing, 83

purpose of, 83

removing, 83

Details view

columns, customizing, 95-96

purpose of, 93

Windows Media Player 11, 116

deviantArt, 78

Device Manager

accessing, 162

hardware, disabling, 162-63

DFS Replication, 168

DHCP Client, 168

DHCP server, 194

Diagnostic Policy, 168

Diagnostics, system. See System performance monitoring

Diagnostic Service Host, 168

Diagnostic System Host, 168

Direct3D, 70, 207

DirectX, and Desktop Windows Manager (DWM), 33-34

Disk Cleanup, running, 300-301

Diskeeper 2007, 180-82

Disk operations, performance overview, 131-32

Disk read/write bytes, performance counters, 138

Distributed Link Tracking Client, 168

Distributed Transaction Coordinator, 168

DNS Client, 168

Documents icon, removing from Start menu, 42

Dolby Pro Logic, Virtual Sound, 115

Domain policy, defined, 39

Download Accelerator Plus, 242

Downloads

accelerator programs, 242

saving to folder, 91

speeding up, 241-44

DreamScene

downloading, 51-52

pausing, 53

Drives, boot order, changing, 154-56

Drop shadows, desktop icons, enabling, 46-47

DVR, PC conversion to. See TV viewing, Windows Media Player 11




Hacking Windows Vista
Hacking Windows Vista: ExtremeTech
ISBN: 0470046872
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 105
Authors: Steve Sinchak

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