Perhaps that’s a bit too extreme

Which of these would be the best choice to use for disabling a service before the operating system starts?

A) System Restore

B) Safe Mode

C) Computer Management / Services

D) System Recovery Options / Command Prompt

E) A really big hammer

The answer: D) System Recovery Options / Command Prompt

The Command Prompt in the System Recovery Options can be used to modify files, services, and configurations before the operating system is booted.

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