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Service Settings for Gamers

Posted October 2004 by Steve Sinchak

Below is a list of Windows services that can be changed to the manual start-up setting to maximize performance. If you do not know how to do that, refer to our tweak on disabling Windows services by clicking here.

-Routing and Remote Access -Alerter -Application Layer Gateway Service -Application Management -Background Intelligent Transfer Service -ClipBook -COM+ System Application -Distributed Link Tracking Client -Distributed Transaction Coordinator -Help and Support -IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service -IPSEC Services -Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service -MS Software Shadow Copy Provider -Net Logon -NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing -Network DDE -Network DDE DSDM -Network Location Awareness (NLA) -NT LM Security Support Provider -Performance Logs and Alerts -Portable Media Serial Number -QoS RSVP -Remote Desktop Help Session Manager -Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator -Remote Registry -Removable Storage -Server -Smart Card -Smart Card Helper -SSDP Discovery Service -System Restore Service -Telnet -Themes -Uninterruptible Power Supply -Universal Plug and Play Device Host -Volume Shadow Copy -Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) -Windows Installer -Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions -Wireless Zero Configuration -WMI Performance Adapter -Fast User Switching Compatibility -Protected Storage -Windows Time -TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper -Task Scheduler -Secondary Logon -Print Spooler -Indexing Service -Error Reporting Service -Computer Browser -Internet Connection Firewall (ICF) / Internet Connection Sharing

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