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discussed in this guide. However, I request fellow readers to be cautious while trying it out with your system.Alw ays take a backup copy of all important data/registry before attempting to change the system/registry settings. Remember, prevention is always better than cure.
Along with the core operating system and programs that Windows XP runs when it
starts, there is also a host of services involved. Many of these services are necessary
for Windows XP to operate correctly. However, many of them are for features in
Windows XP that you may not use at all. You can peruse the services and disable any
service that you do not want to run. The fewer services that run, the more quickly
Windows XP will boot.
The Services tab shows you the services that start when the computer
boots. You can stop a service from starting by simply clearing the check box
next to the service and clicking OK.
However, before you do so, there is another way to disable services that you
may prefer because the interface gives you more information about the service
Open Control Panel\ue000 Administrative Tools\ue000Services or
Automatic Updates: This service enables Windows XP to check the Web automatically for updates. If you don't want to use Automatic Updates, you can disable the service.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?