Manage startup programs to improve performance

I have a new laptop HP HDX16t (p/n NK133AV) and would eliminate the unncecssary startup using MSCONFIG, but needs a credible reference programs to let me know which ones I can kill.  Just to let you know, I'm aware of article HP 'Increasing System Performance without adding memory in Windows Vista', but it says "when in doubt on a task, note the name and do a search on the Internet".  Well, it's not too useful, because it's a large network out there with a lot of junk, a lot of ulterior motives.  I also know the HP article on the use of MSCONFIG in Windows Vista and it is useful by offering a few items NOT to remove, but it does not address one bunch of others that came loaded on the laptop.  An expert tell me or point me to a credible list of theses applications that will help me decide who I can remove it?  Thank you very much.
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HP MediaSmart TV (I don't have a tuner) - remove this boot
HP Wireless Assistant - you can remove this if you are not using a wireless
Java Platform SE 6 U15 - remove this boot
Application of StartMen - it is a part of the Cyberlink software. Remove this start
MUI StartMen Application (appears twice in MSCONFIG) - it is a part of the Cyberlink software. Remove this start
MUI StartMenu application (appears twice in MSCONFIG) - it is a part of the Cyberlink software. Remove this start
Adobe Acrobat (is this just for updates?) - remove this boot
HP Quick Launch buttons - if you want to use the line of keys available above the function keys, you need it, otherwise you can remove the Starter
CyperLink MediaLibrary Service - remove this boot
CyperLink PowerCinema - he remove from startup
HP DVDSmart - you can delete this if you do not want to start this application on the insertion of a DVD.

WMPNSCFG - wmpnscfg.exe is used to alert the user when a new media device is on the network. It is a sort of Autorun feature to check if the inserted device has songs or film, then launch Windows Media Player as a result. I would not recommend it for starting. However, I would leave it up to you.

Windows Defender - if your system is protected with any other Antivirus software, you can disable it.

Although I am an employee of HP, I speak for myself and not for HP.

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