Is there any software that can shut down everything, but the bare essentials for windows xp to run stable.. then Shut off internet access 100%.. etc
Then you run the game without anything, but windows!
Somethin even better: There should be a resum button that memorised what was open, so it opens it all back up and resums the computer's state to what it was before from a saved file.
Pretty clever? Does it excist?