Feb 022017
 

Black Viper’s Windows 10 Service Configurations are now updated to include the Windows 10 desktop Creators Update version 15002 scheduled to be released in April 2017 as well as the Anniversary Update released August 2, 2016 with all patches and security updates as of February 2017.  Added, renamed and removed services are noted in the table with three *** asterisks. This update brings about ~250 services total for Windows 10. Services with “?????” in the name have random characters generated per device. Several services have been added with the Creators Update version 15002. These [Continue Reading]

Jan 252017
 

Introduction To continue my fine tradition of optimizing MS’s latest OS, I have here my findings to date: Black Viper’s Windows 10 Service Configurations. This information is based upon the Windows 10 desktop versions “Anniversary Update” released August 2, 2016 as well as all patches and security updates as of January 2017. Update Disclaimer Even though the Windows 10 Service Configurations are valid up to this point (January 2017), I am going to refrain from updating individual service links as it will take about three months for all the services to reflect the live [Continue Reading]

Aug 112015
 

Introduction I updated the Windows 10 Service Configurations to include Surface 3 and Surface 3 Pro as well as added another recommendation column named “Tweaked”. Here is some helpful information to get you started: The columns can be sorted and individually hidden. Select the column header to sort by that field and/or use the column hiding GUI directly above the table search box. I highly recommend using the column hiding feature to reduce confusion associated with “too much information”. Notes for Surface 3 and Surface 3 Pro users: The Safe and Tweaked configurations assume a [Continue Reading]

Aug 032015
 

Since Windows 10 has arrived, I thought I would share my findings to date. The Windows 10 Services Configurations have been updated to include Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro as well as Windows 10 Education and Enterprise with Default and Safe configurations online. Windows 10 Technical Preview has been replaced with this update. All Windows 10 Services Pages will be updated to include the latest information in due time (and a lot of it). Enjoy!

Oct 012014
 

Since Windows 10 Technical Preview has been released, I wanted to kick out this update. The Windows 10 Services Configurations have been updated to include Windows 10 Technical Preview with Default and Safe configurations online. All Windows 10 Services Pages will be updated to include the latest information in due time (and a lot of it). Enjoy!

Sep 262013
 

Since Windows 8.1 is just around the corner, I wanted to kick out this update before it happens. The Windows 8.1 Services Configurations have been updated to include Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro as well as Windows 8.1 Enterprise with Default and Safe configurations online. Windows 8.1 Preview has been replaced with this update. All Windows 8.1 Services Pages will be updated to include the latest information in due time (and a lot of it). Enjoy!

Aug 192012
 

The Windows 8 Services Configurations have been updated to include Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro as well as Windows 8 Enterprise with Default and Safe configurations online. All Windows 8 Services Pages will be updated to include the latest dependency information in due time. All Services pages have been cleaned up a bit to clear out unneeded HTML as well as add in a tabbed feature. Stay Tuned.      

Dec 162010
 

Introduction Many people have asked for a “one-click” type of solution to Windows 7 Services. This page is my answer. Even though it takes more than just “one-click,” it will make things faster for you and assist in configuring your system for optimal performance. Warning: Before you do anything, read EVERYTHING! Notes for a Happier Computer and User Do not use “msconfig” to disable services, type “services.msc” in the Run box instead! (why?) Before disabling any service, check out the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Services Information. All of these [Continue Reading]