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By Frank J. Ohlhorst

One of the biggest complaints users
have about Vista  is slow performance. With Vista, slow boot
ups and application launches are mostly the nature of the beast. After
all Vista is chock full of services and code to help protect users from

Large Software is taking on the speed challenge with
PC Tune-Up, a utility which cleans registries, eliminates unnecessary
services and gives users control of  startup options. Large
Software is  marketing PC Tune-Up as an end-user tool for
Vista PCs, but VARs can turn the product into an installed service,
where they sell the software, installation and first tune up as one of
their offerings. PC Tune-Up also works with XP, which over time seem
to slow down. At $29.99, the product is cheap, but solution
providers shouldn’t expect to garner much money from
the product; profit will have to come from the installation and the
initial run of PC Tune-Up.