Now that Ed Bott has completed his five-part series on "Fixing Windows Vista", the series has been incorporated in Windows Vista Bookmarks.
My favorite of the series is Part 4: Get smart about services. It is another example of Ed coming out against the tide. As always, not only does Ed provide a complete explanation, it is accompanied by illustrated information on how to measure the impact of services on system performance and decide which services are worth disabling.
Find links to all five articles in the Features and Tutorials section of Windows Vista Bookmarks.