Black Viper’s Windows 10 Service Configurations are now updated to include the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709/16299 released in October 2017. This update brings about ~250 services total for Windows 10. Services with “?????” in the name have random characters generated per device. Services that changed from Creators Update to Fall Creators Update include: Capability Access Manager Service is new. Diagnostic Execution Service is new. GraphicsPerfSvc is new LPA Service renamed to Local Profile Assistant Service. Natural Authentication Service changed from Manual to Manual (Trigger Start) by default. Optimize Drives changed [Continue Reading]
Black Viper’s Windows 10 Service Configurations are now updated to include the Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703/15063 released in April 11, 2017. This update brings about ~250 services total for Windows 10. Services with “?????” in the name have random characters generated per device. Services that changed from Anniversary Update to Creators Update include: Connected Devices Platform User Service_????? is new. DataCollectionPublishingService is removed. Data Usage is new. DevicesFlow_????? is new. Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management is new. IP Translation Configuration Service is new. LPA Service is new. Natural Authentication is new. [Continue Reading]
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]
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!
Introduction Using “FDISK” does not have to be a difficult chore as long as you follow my FDISK Usage Guide. If you know what to expect, it is a rather easy task. Note: If you are “clean” installing Windows 2000, XP Home or XP Pro, and do not wish to multi-boot your system, you do not have to run FDISK before hand as, during the install process, options for creating partitions are built in. FDISK Usage Guide Important Information Warning: Using FDISK to “resize” or recreate a partition will effectively destroy what [Continue Reading]