Windows runs a number of services in the background. You can find these background services with their current status in Services window (Press Windows + R, type services.msc and hit Enter). These services are also seen in a separate tab, [...]
Nir Sofer is a well known company with their huge collection of system utilities and tools for an IT administrators. Just like SysInternals, their collection is something which almost all the IT Professionals carry around and work with it. One [...]
Over time, your computer may get less responsive. The more programs you install, the longer it may take for Windows to start-up. Although it’s a good idea to have some programs start at boot-up, running others may just waste resources [...]
Windows Services are applications that typically start when the computer is booted and run quietly in the background until it is shut down. Strictly speaking, a service is any Windows application that is implemented with the services API. However, services [...]
What is TrustedInstaller.exe process? Why does TrustedInstaller.exe sometimes utilize a high percentage of processor power and make my system slow? Can I disable TrustedInstaller.exe? These are a few questions I will try to answer in this post. What is TrustedInstaller.exe [...]
What is svchost.exe in Windows? Why do I see multiple instances of svchost.exe processes running in my Task Manager? How do I find out basic information like the name and description for each svchost process? This article will attempt to [...]
RefreshPC is a freeware tool that promises to reset your Windows Registry and Windows Services to its default values. UPDATE: Read about RefreshPC 2.0 instead. Once you have downloaded the app, click on the Refresh My Windows 7 Settings. The [...]
If you find that one of more of the following specified services may fail to start on your computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7, then this article may interest you.
While one can always view and manage the services running on our Windows PC by typing services.msc in start search and hitting Enter, for those of you want additional functionality, here is an Enhanced Services Explorer.
The SeaPort.exe process is a part of the Microsoft SeaPort Search Enhancement Process which comes bundled with the Windows Live Suite, and is installed in certain scenarios, usually on installing the Windows Live Toolbar.
We are pleased to release SMART (Service Management And RealEasy Tweaking) Utility for Windows 7. SMART is a freeware utility which helps you tweak Windows 7 Services, based on the suggested configurations of BlackVipers. UPDATE 6th March 2010: SMART (Service [...]
Tweak enthusiasts are always looking for ways to make their OS run faster, and disabling services which are not required, is a fav. There may be many guides to tweaking the Windows 7 services, but the one I recommend, is [...]
Total Service and Driver Control is a portable utility which allows advanced Windows users to view and remove services and drivers. It is a powerful system tool. If you are not confident about your skills dealing with Windows system services [...]