Disable a service in Windows 7

How to prevent a service from starting in Windows 7.

  1. Type services in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

  2. Select Services in the Start menu’s search results.

  3. Double-click the service you want to disable in the services window.

  4. Set the Startup type to Disabled.

  5. Click the OK button to save the settings.

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  1. Rebecca says:

    When I started to do this, I was given an alert that said this is the service that registers IP addresses and controls cookies, this is necessary for access to my college classes. It didnt say anything about registering passwords.

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