troubleshooting Question

Please provide tips to make my PC Faster

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Hello Experts,
My PC is running very slow, it also takes 4-5 minutes in Booting also,
I checked Msconfig->Services and found a long list of services which are active.
Pls tell me which of following services i can disable.

I have Pentinum Celeron 850 MHz with 512 RAM,
I Use XP SP2,  for running C++, VB, MS-Office, Internet Connection(Broadband), Small Games, TuneUp Utilities, and some times Oracle, Windows Media Player.

I Dont Use Themes, Screen Savers, Windows Help, Windows Updates, Firewall. I dont Use heavy graphics softwares.

I have installed Avira Antivirus, Zone Alarm Firewall. and scanned my PC with NOD 32 also, got no Virus warning etc.

List of Active Services is :  ( I have put ? which i feel i can disable), Please provide help.

      Application Layer Gateway Service
      Avira Antivir Personal -Free Anivirus Scheduler
      Avira Antivir Personal -Free Anivirus Guard
      Application Management
      Windows Audio
      Background Intelligent Transfer Service
      Computer Browser
      Indexing Service
      COM+ System Application
      Crypotographic Services
      DCOM Server Process Launcher
      DHCP Client
      Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service
      Logical Disk Managr
      DNS Client
      Error Reporting Service
      Event Log
      COM+ Event Service
      Fast Uer Switching Compatibility
      Help and Support
      HTTP SSL
      IMAPI CD-Buring COM Service
      TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
      NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing       ?
      Distributed Transactino Cordinator
      Windows Installer                  ?
      Net Logon      
      Network Connections
      Network Location Awareness (NLA)
      NT Lm Security Support Provider
      Removable Storage
      OracleOraHome81Client Cache
      OracleOraHome81 TNSListener
      PavPrSrv                        ?
      Plug and Play
      IPEC Services
      Protected Storage
      Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
      Remote Access Connection Manager
      Remote Desktop Help Session Manager      
      Remote Registry
      RPC Locator      
      QoS RSVP
      Security accounts Manager
      Smart Card                  ?
      Task Scheduler
      SolidPDFConverter ReadSpool
      Secondary Logon
      System Event Notification
      Windows Firewall / Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
      Shell Hardware Detection
      Print Spooler
      System Restore Service
      Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)      ?
      MS Software Shadow Copy Provider
      Perfomance Logs and Alerts
      Terminal Service
      Distributed Link Tracking Client
      Uninterruptable Power Supply
      Visual Studio Analyzer RPC Bridge
      TrueVector Internet Monitor
      Volume Shadow copy
      Windows Time
      Portabe Media Serial Number Service
      Windosws Management Instrumentation Driver Extention
      WMI Performance Adapter
      Sercurity Center       
      Automatic Updates            ?
      Wireless Zero Configuration
      Networking Provisioning Service

Thanks A Lot.
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