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Performance Tuning Windows 2003/2008

No comments April 29th, 2010

Disable Nonessential Services

Disable Windows Server 2003 services that are not required for a dedicated Web server. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
  2. Under Computer Management (Local), expand Services and Applications, and then click Services.In the Status column, each service that is running is labeled “Started.” The following services are not required on a dedicated Web server:
  • Alerter
  • ClipBook
  • Computer Browser
  • DHCP Client
  • DHCP Server
  • Fax Service
  • File Replication
  • INfrared Monitor
  • Internet Connection Sharing
  • Messenger
  • NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing
  • Network DDE
  • Network DDE DSDM
  • NWLink NetBIOS
  • NWLink IPX/SPX
  • Print Spooler
  • TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Service
  • Telephony
  • Telnet
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply Continue reading…