Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Windows XP services guide

There are loads of services which come with WinXP that come loaded by
default. The sole reason is that it is easier to leave them on than
teaching a user how to set them up if s/he needs them. A security
nightmare, especially if the service is compromised. With even the RPC
service in Win32 being compromised once, I think it makes sense for a power
user to learn how to disable services he doesn't want/need. A good guide I
found a link to is here: