Kill useless and unsafe Windows services

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by trukkmann, Jul 30, 2005.

  1. trukkmann

    trukkmann OSNN Addict

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    Dont know if this one has been posted already or not, Windows IT Library has this chart to help kill processes that just dont need to be running. I had to leave Windows Audio service enabled for my sound to work. Anyone have any other security tweaks to share?
     
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  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Welcome to OSNN, trukkmann. You seem to be off to a good start already. :)
    That's a nice list! The descriptions next to each service can be especially handy for people who don't know what a particular service does.
     
  3. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Just in case someone hoses their system from using that guide.

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  4. zeke_mo

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    Boy did I learn my lesson :D

    If anybody has done some service tweaking and cant get something to work, let me know cuz I've disabled everything and had to fix things that werent working as a result :p.
     
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    Heheh, theres a service called remote proceudre call.... dont disable that one :p
     
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    Very nice site, it's good to see new members contribute with something like this. Sets everyone up to a good start. :)
     
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  9. zeke_mo

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    Heh, dont even get me started ;) I probably dont know as much as I think I do, but I've had to fix my comp several times because I got shutdown-happy :)