Although it's not available to the general public, tools for tweaking and enhancing Windows Vista are being released. Windows XP was shipped to OEM PC manufacturers with a customisable install CD, so OEM manufacturers can add their own logo, localisation and configure the CD so that it installs with the minimum of fuss for the end-user.
vLite 0.8 is a beta version of a tool designed to enable you to configure your own Windows Vista installation disc. Not only can you cut out the features you do not want to be installed on your system, you can add any security released, addons and other modules that you want to slipstream in to you installation. This is useful if you regularly re-install Windows on your computer and you want an install CD that enables you to do this as quickly as possible. Download and try vLite 0.8.
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