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Windows 7: How can I restore the Administrative 'Services' that all say 'Disable'

30 Dec 2015   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64
How can I restore the Administrative 'Services' that all say 'Disable'

I mistakenly clicked a check box when I was trying to change the Admistrative > Services to fix a Print Spooler that got Disabled.

Now, most of the Services now say Disable.
I had just cloned this computer from my older one and that source comp obviously has the identical list of Services that are working fine.

Is there any way I can copy the "good" to the 'Disable' list comp?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2015   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Rob, :)

If you like, you could do a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this happened to undo it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64


Great idea (almost in the "Duh!" category on this end).
I checked the Restore box but then exited so I could get a clean boot and a screen print of the first page of Services for a comparison.

Low and behold, when I opened Services it had FIXED ITSELF.
I'm guessing that just checking the box, before it had even opened, it had to fix itself to run the Restore.

Either way, you sure made my day and I will sleep much better tonight all because of YOU!

Have a great New Years.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Dec 2015   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news Rob. I hope you have a Happy New Year as well. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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