Windows Services to Kill

VideoPhill Recorder is a dedicated software, and it should have it’s own machine. Nike Air Max 90 Pas Cher Pour Homme So, bare Windows XP, all the updates, all the right drivers, and that’s it. baskets ASICS By default, if you open Services in Computer Management, you’ll see that many of them are started, and they also have start-up type set to Automatic. Nike Air Max 1 Heren Which means they start with Windows, regardless of their usage. They eat memory, and some of them eat CPU and other resources. lunette de soleil ray ban So I went further and compiled a list of services that VideoPhill users could and should kill, thus freeing about 400MB memory when system is running. cheap adidas uk Other Windows XP user could do the same, but maybe to lesser extent.

Here’s the list:

  • Automatic Updates
  • Cryptographic Services
  • Distributed Link Tracking Client
  • Error Reporting Service
  • IPSEC Services
  • Net Logon
  • Print Spooler
  • Protected Storage
  • Remote Registry
  • Secondary Logon
  • Security Center
  • System Restore Service
  • Task Scheduler (if not used)
  • Themes
  • WebClient
  • Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
  • Wireless Zero Configuration (if you don’t use WLAN)

I also plan to make a script, batch file that will make all the services have start-up type = manual.


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