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Windows 7: Do I need Net Runtime Optimization Service?

30 Aug 2011   #1

Home Premium 64 bit
Do I need Net Runtime Optimization Service?

Hope this is in right section and you can educate me.

TBAH I haven,t any idea what the service is for.
As a single computer user connected by Ethernet do I need the service active? would your answer be the same if BBC IPlayer were in use with wireless or Homeplug connection?

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30 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Highlight the service and in the left pane it will tell you what the service is for.
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30 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

It precompiles .net assemblies so that when a program goes to use them they are all ready to go and don't have to be compiled just as your trying to use them.

It will run any time you update your .net runtimes (like from windows update) or a program install that needs them but otherwise is supposed to sit idle.

So yeah I'd leave it on, it normally doesn't do anything, and when it does it's low priority and shouldn't interfere with any work your doing.
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30 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

One of the quickest ways to render your computer unstable is to start messing with Windows default services. That's always been the case, and even more so than ever with Windows 7.
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30 Aug 2011   #5

Home Premium 64 bit

Thanks everybody!
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