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Removing an Unused Window Service

Removing an Unused Window Service

Removing an unused Window service involves removing your registry key.

  1. Go to Start?>Run?>regedit.
  2. Find the key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services
  3. Locate the service name you want to remove.
  4. Press key to remove the entire folder.
  5. Restart the machine.
  6. Check Start?>Run?≫services.msc.

The unused service name will not be there.

Note: Modifying your registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system.

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