[windows2000] Re: Unnecessary services

  • From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 08:43:56 -0500

Are you sure you want to disable the messenger service?

Other services I'd at least consider disabling:
Removable Storage
IPSec (if not used)
Distributed Link Tracking Client

I'm only suggesting those for the sake of having something to suggest
though.  :]

Ray at work

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Berry [mailto:compjma@xxxxxxxxxxx] 

> I'm working on an updated workstation installation guide and 
> I want to 
> refine my list of services that should be disabled.  Here is 
> my list, is 
> there anything you think should be added or removed?
> 1) Alerter
> 2) ClipBook
> 3) Computer Browser (Except Servers)
> 4) Fax Service
> 5) Indexing Service (also remove in control panel add/remove programs)
> 6) Internet Connection Sharing
> 7) Messenger
> 8) Netmeeting Remote Desktop Sharing
> 9) Network DDE
> 10) Network DDE DSDM
> 11) Performance Logs and Alerts
> 12) Protected Storage
> 13) SmartCard
> 14) SmartCard Helper
> 15) TCP/IP Netbios Helper Service (Except Servers)
> 16) Telnet
> 17) Uninterruptable Power Supply
> 18) Utility Manager

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