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Disable Useless Windows 8 Services

I disable the following services after installing Windows 8:

:: Application Management
sc stop AppMgmt
sc config AppMgmt start= disabled

:: BranchCache
sc stop PeerDistSvc
sc config PeerDistSvc start= disabled

:: Distributed Link Tracking Client
sc stop TrkWks
sc config TrkWks start= disabled

:: Family Safety (except for kid's computers)
sc stop WPCSvc
sc config WPCSvc start= disabled

:: IP Helper
sc stop iphlpsvc
sc config iphlpsvc start= disabled


:: Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Service
sc stop MSiSCSI
sc config MSiSCSI start= disabled

:: Network Access Protection Agent
sc stop napagent
sc config napagent start= disabled

:: Offline Files
sc stop CscService
sc config CscService start= disabled

:: Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator
sc stop RpcLocator
sc config RpcLocator start= disabled

:: Smart Card Removal Policy
sc stop SCPolicySvc
sc config SCPolicySvc start= disabled

:: SNMP Trap
sc stop SNMPTRAP
sc config SNMPTRAP start= disabled

:: Storage Service
sc stop StorSvc
sc config StorSvc start= disabled

:: Windows Biometric Service
sc stop WbioSrvc
sc config WbioSrvc start= disabled

:: Windows Connect Now - Config 
sc stop wcncsvc
sc config wcncsvc start= disabled

:: Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service
sc stop WMPNetworkSvc
sc config WMPNetworkSvc start= disabled

:: Computer Browser
sc stop Browser
sc config Browser start= disabled

:: Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Service
sc stop SstpSvc
sc config SstpSvc start= disabled

:: SSDP Discovery
sc stop SSDPSRV
sc config SSDPSRV start= disabled

:: UPnP Device Host
sc stop upnphost
sc config upnphost start= disabled

:: Network Connected Devices Auto-Setup
sc stop NcdAutoSetup
sc config NcdAutoSetup start= disabled

:: WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service
sc stop WinHttpAutoProxySvc
sc config WinHttpAutoProxySvc start= disabled
 
windows/win8/disable_services.txt · Last modified: 2013/05/04 19:40 by julian@julianscorner.com
 
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