The Three Windows Media Audio formats can provide slightly better audio results then MP3, especially at lower bit rates (known as audio quality in Windows Media Player – see next step), but are not as widely supported on digital audio players as MP3s.
Some services are critical to Windows XP’s operations, so make sure you understand what the service is before you disable it.To reduce the number of services that start on bootup, you can access two different areas of Windows XP.
In the Folder Options window, their are three settings: Hidden files and folders, Hide extensions for known file types, and Hide protected operating system files. Notice that in the same folder shown above, you can now see the AppData folder (useful if you need to access your %temp% folder, or preferences stored by many applications), as well as the ntuser.dat files.
Restart your Windows and enjoy better Game performance Disable Services XP Pro runs a lot of services by default that are pointless if your not on a corporate network, the following services are ones that I safely disable thereby freeing up memory but check what each one does first to make sure your not using it for something: Go to Run and type services.msc, right click on each service, properties and choose disable.