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Old 12-19-2004, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking at my services that are listed under start>Control Panel>administrative tools>services. Which services can i disable and save some system resources? The computer tech at the school where i teach who's a friend of mine suggested that i disable my Indexing service. Now, not tthat i dont' believe my friend, i just want a second opinion on this issue. Thanks

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DONT TOUCH TELEPHONY! I killed that when I first took alook at windows services.... Not a good Idea. Print spooler if you dont have a printer.
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Old 12-23-2004, 05:54 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Blackviper runs it down good letting you choose from safe to aggressive disabling of win services.

Wouldn't it of been easier to ship windows with all these services disabeled by default then letting the end user turn services on as needed? Just wonderin outloud

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