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Windows 7: looking for some registry help please


05 Apr 2012   #1

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
looking for some registry help please

followed a guide to optimise my windows 7 (this one) step 8 says set unused services to manual, i figured id go a step further and find out which services i could disable, and i found this

just trying to make sure, or have someone skim through this, and make sure i didnt do anything bad

thanks guys!


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05 Apr 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

You get no added benifit by setting them to disabled. If you set them to manual and they are never called they wont go on, but disable them and if needed the service will fail and others along with it.

Will you actually remember which you disabled 6 months fro now when you install soething new that needs a disabled service?
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05 Apr 2012   #3

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

so i should go back through that list and set them to manual instead of disabled?
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05 Apr 2012   #4

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m8r8j View Post
so i should go back through that list and set them to manual instead of disabled?
Yes.
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05 Apr 2012   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

YES
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05 Apr 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

yeah the services were a little over my head so i used this list, compared them to the ones i changed in that bs guide, and put them all back to factory defaults...
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05 Apr 2012   #7

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by m8r8j View Post
yeah the services were a little over my head so i used this list, compared them to the ones i changed in that bs guide, and put them all back to factory defaults...
Should you ever want to do this there is a site I recommend called blackviper.com but personally it isnt worth the hassle
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05 Apr 2012   #8

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

i ended up using Windows 7 | Black Viper | www.blackviper.com to reset my services to default this way.

i downloaded the correct default file, and right clicked and selected merge. it said it was added to the registry. did this work?
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