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Posted: October 1st, 2006, 2:42pm Report to Moderator
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I just discovered a neat little tool from Microsoft - designed to prevent those OHHH - SOOO-SLOWWWWWW shutdowns with multiple user profiles.Its the sparklingly-named User Profile Hive Clean Up Service [fairly trips off the tongue, doesn't it ?] - but it seems to work a treat.

get it here:-
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Posted: May 9th, 2007, 3:42pm Report to Moderator
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do u know ifthis works with vista 64 bit?
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Posted: May 9th, 2007, 7:53pm Report to Moderator
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No, it does not: its only for the 32-bit versions of XP and Server 2003.
At a quick look I could not find an equivalent one for Vista, though maybe its early days yet. It was an awful long time after the introduction of Windows 98SE that M'soft addressed a collossal shut-down issue (actually probably being unfair to M'soft - I guess they just could not find the answer).

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Posted: August 5th, 2007, 2:35pm Report to Moderator
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For lots of tweaks you could try FreshUI from
Their download manager is the best one I've come across.
Both F*R*E*E
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