The latest and greatest PDF document for the Windows XP Service Configurations is posted: XPServices.zip ~ 181,715 bytes ~ 44 pages ~ Printable Revision 3 ~ May 24, 2003 The updated Windows 2000 Service Configurations will be posted ASAP. This update expands the definitions of a few services, includes some strange processes explanations, as well as addresses several grammar and punctuation issues.
The latest and greatest PDF document for the Windows XP Service Configurations is posted: XPServices.zip ~ 164,655 bytes ~ 40 pages ~ Printable Revision 2 ~ May 18, 2003 The updated Windows 2000 Service Configurations will be posted ASAP.
I posted an update to all services configuration and information pages. This update puts them inline with currently released Service Packs. Windows 2000 Services Configuration Windows 2000 Services Information Windows XP Services Configuration Windows XP Services Information This update does not include a reposting of the applicable PDF document. I will update that as soon as I can.
Upon request, I reformatted the Windows XP Services Information to be more "screen reader" friendly. I also made slight adjustments to the "safe" service configuration settings. The changes include recommending that the Computer Browser Service and Server Service be placed into disabled. However, if you require file and print sharing, the Server Service is required to run on the system that is sharing resources and one system on the network should have the Computer Browser Service on automatic.
Updated the Ask BV (FAQ) page with additional firewall configuration information pertaining to "SVCHOST.EXE": What is "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services?!?"
I have made a few minor adjustments to the XP Services Configuration and Services Information pages. Nothing major, just added additional findings and clarification about some of them. The PDF files do not reflect the changes at this time, but I will modify and post them as soon as I can.
I have posted updated information on the "few clicks" method of tweaking your Windows XP Services via my Registry Patch Page. It now includes Windows XP Home as well as Windows XP Pro Registry Patch Files.
After an extremely long wait, I have posted a downloadable PDF version of the Windows 2000 Services Pages. Please check out this page for updated information.
After an extremely long wait, I have posted a downloadable PDF version of the XP Services Pages. Please check out this page for updated information.
I have posted information on "a few clicks" method of tweaking your Windows XP Services via my Registry Patch Page. If you are interested in a "sneak peak" at what I am doing for future articles, please check my "Multi-boot Guide." The other OS Install Guides are not posted as of yet, but with the weekend, I hope to totally geek-out and finish them up. UT2003, though, is calling my name… loudly…