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HOW TO: Enable or Disable the New Interface Components in Windows XP
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The new Windows XP interface is enabled by default in the Home Edition and Professional edition.
At some point, you may want to disable some of the new interface components in order to improve the computer's performance. This article describes how to enable or disable all or parts of the new interface in Windows XP.
Enable or Disable Windows XP Interface ComponentsNOTE: Enabling or disabling these components can significantly hinder or enhance performance depending on the hardware specifications of your computer. You can enable or disable portions of the new interface by clearing or selecting a check box:
Portions of the New Interface