Solved Which services can be set to manual in Windows 7?

May 21, 2012 at 17:49:06
Specs: Windows 7, 1.44 GB
How do I know which services can run manually in W7 instead of automatically? I know I have too many running at start up, but I'm not sure which to set to manual. And should manually set services be started or will they start when needed?

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May 21, 2012 at 22:51:27
This will take you to Black Vipers Service Configurations: http://www.blackviper.com/service-c...

... and this will take you to them all: http://www.blackviper.com/service-c...



#1
May 21, 2012 at 18:14:18
Setting services to manual is not a safe alternative to disabling them. A service set to manual start can be started manually by the user or by an application if needed. However, and this is important, you cannot assume that an application or the system will actually do this. Except for those services that are set to manual by default it is not safe to assume they will start if needed.

Disabling or setting services to manual has inherent risks which in my view far outweigh the potential benefits. There are numerous websites that offer guides as to which may be disabled or set to manual. Unfortunately many contain serious errors. There are none I would recommend.


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#2
May 21, 2012 at 18:21:51
There are plenty of web pages on the topic of what services are needed in Microsoft's OS's. Most are for people who for some reason or the other want to get as little running as possible.

Hang up and live.


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#3
May 21, 2012 at 19:34:53
yeah I've seen those sites...made by ONE person or another. What I need to know is how to figure out WHAT I need to run auto and put the rest on manual started. ? is that possible? CRIKEY! I am so lost.

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May 21, 2012 at 22:51:27
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This will take you to Black Vipers Service Configurations: http://www.blackviper.com/service-c...

... and this will take you to them all: http://www.blackviper.com/service-c...


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May 21, 2012 at 23:20:05
Thanks to everybody that answered. I found the Black Viper site before I got back here to my answers. It will be useful.

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