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Windows 7 Services Guide

To access the service configuration: A service has 3 basic startup states : Explanation of recommendations: Comments for recommendations (* = Recommendation divert from "default" state):

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Service Default Recommended Trimmed
ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV) Manual Manual Manual
Adaptive Brightness Manual Manual Manual
Application Experience Manual Manual (Care) Manual
Application Identity Manual Manual Manual
Application Information Manual Manual Manual
Application Layer Gateway Service Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Application Management Manual Manual Manual
Background Intelligent Transfer Service Manual Manual (Care) Manual
Base Filtering Engine Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
BitLocker Drive Encryption Service Manual Manual Manual
Block Level Backup Engine Service Manual Manual Manual
Bluetooth Support Service Manual Manual Manual
BranchCache Manual Manual Manual
Certificate Propagation Manual Manual Manual
CNG Key Isolation Manual Manual Manual
COM+ Event System Automatic Automatic Automatic
COM+ System Application Manual Manual Manual
Computer Browser Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Credential Manager Service Manual Manual Manual
Cryptographic Services Automatic Automatic Automatic
DCOM Server Process Launcher Automatic Automatic Automatic
Desktop Window Manager Session Manager Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
DHCP Client Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Diagnostic Policy Service Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
Diagnostic Service Host Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Diagnostic System Host Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Disk Defragmenter Manual Manual (Care) Manual
Distributed Link Tracking Client Automatic Disabled *(Trim) Disabled *(Trim)
Distributed Transaction Coordinator Manual Manual Manual
DNS Client Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Encrypting File System (EFS) Manual Manual Manual
Extensible Authentication Protocol Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Fax Manual Manual Manual
Function Discovery Provider Host Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Function Discovery Resource Publication Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
Group Policy Client Automatic Automatic Automatic
Health Key and Certificate Management Manual Manual (Net) Manual
HomeGroup Listener Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
HomeGroup Provider Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Human Interface Device Access Manual Manual Manual
IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Interactive Services Detection Manual Manual Manual
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Disabled Disabled Disabled
IP Helper Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
IPsec Policy Agent Manual Manual (Net) Manual
KtmRm for Distributed Transaction Coordinator Manual Manual Manual
Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Media Center Extender Service Disabled Disabled Disabled
Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN Manual Manual Manual
Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service Manual Manual Manual
Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider Manual Manual Manual
Multimedia Class Scheduler Automatic Automatic (Audio) Disabled *(Trim)
Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service Disabled Disabled Disabled
Netlogon Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Network Access Protection Agent Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Network Connections Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Network List Service Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Network Location Awareness Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Network Store Interface Service Automatic Automatic (Net) Automatic
Offline Files Automatic Disabled *(Trim) Disabled *(Trim)
Parental Controls Manual Manual Manual
Peer Name Resolution Protocol Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Peer Networking Grouping Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Peer Networking Identity Manager Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Performance Logs & Alerts Manual Manual Manual
Plug and Play Automatic Automatic Automatic
PnP-X IP Bus Enumerator Manual Manual (Net) Manual
PNRP Machine Name Publication Service Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Portable Device Enumerator Service Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Power Automatic Automatic (Audio) Automatic
Print Spooler Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
Problem Reports and Solutions Control Panel Support Manual Manual Manual
Program Compatibility Assistant Service Automatic Automatic (Care) Automatic
Protected Storage Manual Manual Manual
Quality Windows Audio Video Experience Manual Manual Manual
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager Manual Manual (DUN) Manual
Remote Access Connection Manager Manual Manual (DUN) Manual
Remote Desktop Configuration Manual Manual Manual
Remote Desktop Services Manual Manual Manual
Remote Desktop Services UserMode Port Redirector Manual Manual Manual
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Automatic Automatic Automatic
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator Manual Manual Manual
Remote Registry Manual Manual Manual
Routing and Remote Access Disabled Disabled Disabled
RPC Endpoint Mapper Automatic Automatic Automatic
Secondary Logon Manual Manual Manual
Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service Manual Manual Manual
Security Accounts Manager Automatic Automatic Automatic
Security Center Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
Server Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Shell Hardware Detection Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
Smart Card Manual Manual Manual
Smart Card Removal Policy Manual Manual Manual
SNMP Trap Manual Manual Manual
Software Protection Automatic Automatic Automatic
SPP Notification Service Manual Manual Manual
SSDP Discovery Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
Storage Service Manual Manual Manual
Superfetch Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
System Event Notification Service Automatic Automatic Automatic
Tablet PC Input Service Manual Manual Manual
Task Scheduler Automatic Automatic (Care) Automatic
TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Automatic Disabled *(Trim) Disabled *(Trim)
Telephony Manual Manual (DUN) Disabled *(Trim)
Themes Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
Thread Ordering Server Manual Manual Manual
TPM Base Services Manual Manual Manual
UPnP Device Host Manual Manual (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
User Profile Service Automatic Automatic Automatic
Virtual Disk Manual Manual Manual
Volume Shadow Copy Manual Manual Manual
WebClient Manual Manual Manual
Windows Audio Automatic Automatic (Audio) Automatic
Windows Audio Endpoint Builder Automatic Automatic (Audio) Automatic
Windows Backup Manual Manual Manual
Windows Biometric Service Manual Manual Manual
Windows CardSpace Manual Manual Manual
Windows Color System Manual Manual Manual
Windows Connect Now - Config Registrar Manual Manual (Net) Manual
Windows Defender Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Manual Manual Manual
Windows Error Reporting Service Manual Manual Manual
Windows Event Collector Manual Manual Manual
Windows Event Log Automatic Automatic Automatic
Windows Firewall Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Installer Manual Manual Manual
Windows Management Instrumentation Automatic Automatic Automatic
Windows Media Center Receiver Service Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Media Center Scheduler Service Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Modules Installer Manual Manual Manual
Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache Manual Manual Manual
Windows Remote Management (WS-Management) Manual Disabled *(Lock) Disabled *(Lock)
Windows Search Automatic Automatic Disabled *(Trim)
Windows Time Manual Manual (Care) Manual
Windows Update Automatic Automatic (Care) Disabled *(Trim)
WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service Manual Manual Disabled *(Trim)
Wired AutoConfig Manual Manual (Net) Manual
WLAN AutoConfig Manual Manual (Net) Manual
WMI Performance Adapter Manual Manual Manual
Workstation Automatic Automatic (Net) Disabled *(Trim)
WWAN AutoConfig Manual Manual (Net) Manual
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