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removing unwanted servies (slowing my computer)

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by B0b_Olivaw, Feb 13, 2007.

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  1. B0b_Olivaw

    B0b_Olivaw Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have 2 constant errors in my event viewer at each startup, and judging by the entry times they are delaying startup by about a minute:

    Neither of these services are of any use to me any more (they are from an IBM Rescue program and a Radio tuner program - both now gone from my computer), and I have tried to uninstall the devices by these names listed under "Non-Plug and Play Drivers" in the device manager, but the services still want to start.

    My Question is: How do I get rid of these services from my computer?

    What will happen if I delete the entries in the registry under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services"?

    Thanks for listening, hope somene can help.
     
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  3. B0b_Olivaw

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    Thanks a lot for the response - seems to have fixed the problem, although boot time could be better :)
     
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