Many service descriptions (about half) have been updated for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Windows 7 Service Configurations has also been updated.
Updated the World of Warcraft Addon listing for patch 3.0.9 and my character list to include /played times.
Dependency links have been updated in the Windows 7 Services Information pages.
After over 10 years online (with a minor break in there…), I wish to thank all of my dedicated readers for their years of support and kind words.
With the default Category Control Panel: Head to Start Select Control Panel Select System and Security Select Administrative Tools Select Services Select a service to adjust by double-clicking In the General tab, Startup type section, select Automatic (Delayed Start), Automatic, Manual or Disabled. If you like, you can also do: Start –> All Programs –> Accessories –> Run –> type in services.msc –> Select OK. After configuring all services that you desire to change, reboot to see the effects of your tweaking. Note: Do not use msconfig to stop services. [Continue Reading]
You need to check: Head to Start Select Control Panel Select System and Maintenance Select System Under the “System” section, look at “System Type”. This will tell you if you are using a 32-bit or 64-bit Operating System.
Another day, another year in the “age” column. 37 years and still a geek. 🙂
Updated the World of Warcraft Addon listing for patch 3.0.8 and my character list.
I have posted my Windows 7 Services Configurations and Windows 7 Services Information pages. The only configurations I am currently listing is Windows 7 Ultimate Default and "Safe" until I finish further testing.
Important Information Before posting your question in the comments below, see if your question has been addressed in the FAQ! All of the following services are “Strange” with Windows 7. If you discover one of these Services or processes running, they were installed by another program. At the bottom of the page, I have listed some processes that are not really “Services,” but applications running in the background when looking at Task Manager. I will try to identify “why” these particular applications are now running on your system… Table Header Information Display Name [Continue Reading]