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Windows 7: How to stop a service from running on boot up

24 Oct 2014   #11


There is also a Services tab on msconfig. After Hiding all MS Services, nothing other than your AV needs to be running. Same for Startup tab.

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24 Oct 2014   #12

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

VMware Workstation 7 wants to run a bunch of services constantly.

I changed them all to "Manual" and wrote a batch file, which starts the services and then starts VMW7.
When I close VMW7, the batch file shuts the services down again.
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25 Oct 2014   #13

Win 7 Ultimate x32, x64, Win 7 Pro x32, x64 Win 7 Home x64, XP Pro sp3

I'm not running VMWare.

I'm running VirtualBox
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25 Oct 2014   #14

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Docfxit View Post
I'm not running VMWare.

I'm running VirtualBox
I realise that.
It was an anecdote about my PC.
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25 Oct 2014   #15

Windows 10 Pro X64

What is the point of installing VBoxVmService? What does it gain you over running VirtualBox as normally instaalled?
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