Windows Vista provides several management tools for working with programs. These tools include:
Software Explorer. Helps you determine and manage startup programs, currently running programs, network-connected programs, and programs that use Windows Sockets (Winsock)
Task Manager. Provides options for viewing and managing currently running programs as well as options for viewing resource usage and performance
Windows Features. Helps you view and manage the Windows components installed on a computer
Programs. Provides tasks for viewing installed programs, adding and removing programs, viewing installed updates, and more
Default Programs. Helps you track and configure global default programs for the computer, personal ...