Windows 7 Service Configurations are updated for RC1. Individual services will be updated as time permits.
Windows 7 Release Candidate is now available for download. Oh, and… yes… I will update my services configurations.
Updated the SL UI Notification Service (removed error) and Software Licensing service (added information) for Windows Vista (and SP1) based off of two reports in this thread: Windows Vista Services – Software Licensing.
Many service descriptions (the second half) are updated for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Windows 7 Service Configurations are also updated.
The Server Service issue is still causing quite a stir on the internet. Ensure that you have fully updated your system as to not be infected by "Conficker" or its several variants. CA: F-Secure: http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/worm_w32_downadup_al.shtml Symantec: http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2008-112203-2408-99&tabid=1 Sophos: http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/w32conficka.html In order to fix this issue, you need to patch your system using the latest update fix version: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-067.mspx In order to remove the problem, you can use Microsoft’s own removal tool or anything else offered from the company links above: http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx Regardless of what you do or how you choose [Continue Reading]
Windows 7 Service Configurations have been updated to include Default and Safe as well as "Tweaked".
Many service descriptions (about half) have been updated for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Windows 7 Service Configurations has also been updated.
Dependency links have been updated in the Windows 7 Services Information pages.
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]