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Welcome to my little spot on the Internet! I am Charles “Black Viper” Sparks.

Feel free to wander around everything that I have to offer. With a few thousand pages scattered throughout the domain, something is bound to catch your attention.

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Windows Services ~ Includes complete explanations of each service and advice on which services you can safely disable.

Windows 10 (all versions)

  • Changelog ~ Most recent changes are listed first.
  • Services Information ~ Additional information about all services that came with Windows 10.
    • Windows 10 Service Configurations ~ My background services configuration examples for Windows 10, including Surface 3 and Surface 3 Pro: Default, “Safe” and “Tweaked”.

Windows 8 (all versions)

Windows 7 (all versions)

  • Changelog ~ Most recent changes are listed first.
  • FAQ Page ~ Common questions and answers about Windows 7.
  • Install Guide ~ Looking to install Windows 7? This is the guide for you to see a sneak peek of what you will encounter.
  • Services Information ~ Additional information about all services that came with Windows 7.
  • Super Tweaks ~ What I do directly after the installation of Windows 7.

Windows 7 (SP1)

Windows 7 (Retail)

Windows Vista (all versions)

  • Changelog ~ Most recent changes are listed first.
  • FAQ Page ~ Common questions and answers about Windows Vista.
  • Install Guide ~ Looking to install Windows Vista? This is the guide for you to see a sneak peek of what you will encounter.
  • Super Tweaks ~ What I do directly after the installation of Windows Vista.

Windows Vista SP2

Windows Vista SP1

Windows Vista (Retail)

Windows XP

Windows XP x86 (32-bit) SP3

Windows XP x86 (32-bit) SP2

Windows XP Pro x64 (64-bit)