I have updated the Windows XP Service Pack 2 Services Registry Files. Please contact me if you discover any errors or inconsistencies. The pages have the full default service values for each flavor of XP and my description modification to place my information in the services.msc utility. "Safe" start values as well as custom registry file creation coming soon.
Introduction Many people have asked for a “one-click” type of solution to Windows XP 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 XP Services Information. For an easy method of creating [Continue Reading]
I have updated the Windows XP Services Configurations and Windows XP Services 411 to reflect current information. All services are broke out into their own page now for easier management. Registry files coming soon.
I have updated the Windows XP Services Configurations to reflect default settings for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.
More services are listed in my Windows Vista Services Configurations pages to include Vista Ultimate defaults.
I have updated the Windows XP Services Configurations to reflect default settings for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. All flavors of XP/Vista are being ran through and I "will" post all the information that I have figured out as well as registry files for default, safe, etc. However, I have a lot to sift through (5 flavors of XP, 4 flavors of Vista, 90 to 130 services each) and will get everything online as soon as I can.
I added a desperately needed Search Page today utilizing Google. Even though they put ads in the results, it is the quality search for my readers that matters to me. Tomorrow, I plan to work more on the Vista server defaults and see if I can get some defaults for other flavors of XP to include Media Center and Tablet Edition.
More services are listed in my Windows Vista Services Configurations pages to include Vista Business defaults.
I have updated the Windows XP Services Configurations to reflect "Safe" settings for 2007 and corrected several errors in the Windows XP Services 411. More Vista information coming soon.
For several years, I have been advising people on how to tweak their systems for performance. I have also been challenged many times over my advice. In 2007, this is no different. Sometimes people laugh, cry or plain get angry over my recommendations… but in all instances, they are looking at it from the wrong perspective. Read more…