How to change Windows 8 Services Configuration ?

why do you need Windows 8 Services Configuration ?

This tutorial of Windows 8 Services Configuration guides is exclusively for technolect visitors and this tutorial helps you to Windows 8 Services Configuration guides and increase the speed or system performance. This actually means that you can disable the back ground services running default.

We are always trying to simplify things for windows users and we had come back with Windows 8 Services Configuration guide. People using windows 8 might had experienced some slowdown of pc while computation so by performing this Windows 8 Services Configuration guide you disables back ground tasks.

As you know windows 8 is based on windows 7, almost all built in services are similar to windows 7. Some of the new services have incorporated and some of the old services have been discorporate.

The great thing about windows 8 is it works very smoothly and it is already very fast and it doesn’t need to disable any background services in windows8.

If u really want to tweak or disable any unnecessary background services you can go ahead with this tutorial.

Warning: set the service to manual because if you disable it. Windows could not start and  shows an error message. If you keep that to manual then window enable the service whenever  needed

To tweak the windows 8 service configuration and make changes in start-up type, you just have to open services manger. Can perform this operation any of the way. 

1st way: Move your cursor to bottom left corner of your screen right click on the corner. You will now find a menu containing many short cuts this is call win+x menu. Can also access this by tapping win+x together now click on computer management


b. Open My Computer and you can click on Manage button present in the ribbon.


2nd way: If you got computer icon on your desktop using desktop personalization window then right lick on the computer icon and select mange option computer management gets started click on “services and applictions” then move to services

3rd way : You can able to get this screen by typing services.msc in run

Windows 8 Services Configuration

Windows 8 Services Configuration

 That’s it you had got up with your start up screen

 Can double click on the service and read the description of the service, the service is not that important for you make start up type to manual

If you are unsure which services should be set to manual, following is a small list of services which can be safely set to manual without causing any problem to your Windows:

If there is a confusion to keep services to manual then here we had provided with a small list of services that you can roll back to manual

  • Application Experience
  • Computer Browser (If your computer is not connected to any network)
  • Diagnostic Policy Service
  • Distributed Link Tracking Client
  • IP Helper
  • Offline Files
  • Program Compatibility Assistant Service
  • Portable Device Enumerator Service
  • Print Spooler (If you don’t have a printer)
  • Remote Registry (Always disable it for Security purposes)
  • Secondary Logon
  • Security Center
  • Server (If your computer is not connected to any network)
  • TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper (If you are not in a workgroup network)
  • Windows Error Reporting Service
  • Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
  • Windows Search (If you don’t use Windows built-in Search feature frequently)
  • Windows Time (If you don’t want to update system tray clock time using Internet)


Once you change these all start-ups according Windows 8 Services Configuration guide, just restart your pc to get effected with manipulations performed.

Now you should notice a little bit improvement in your system performance. If you any problem restore the startup type and resolve the problem.

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