ASM826 opines on how to speed up your Windows system, in a post worthy of Homer. Get thee hence to listen to the bard, and learn of great battles with CPU thieving system services, and how to slay the Performance Dragon*.
Well played, sir. So very, very well played.
And heed his exhortation to back up your data. It is as true about data as it is about concealed carry firearms, that two is one and one is none. A man with but a single copy of his data is soon called "dataless". Don't be that man.
* I'd never heard of the Indexing Service, or realized what a deep pit of suck it is. Yech.