Nope, it’s still there

Which of these would be the best choice for permanently disabling a background service from starting when Windows launches?

A) Add / Remove Programs

B) Remove the service from the Startup folder

C) Safe Mode

D) Modify the startup options in the Windows Registry

E) Services utility

F) Just ignore it and maybe it will go away

The answer: E) Services utility

The Windows Services utility provides a single console for managing the operation of all background services.

Want to know more? Watch “Managing Windows Services.”

The Windows Services console provides central management for all of your services. In this video, you’ll learn how to start, manage, and configure service options in Windows.