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

A) System Restore

B) Windows Services

C) Windows Repair

D) Windows Recovery Console

E) Windows PE

F) Press the mouse buttons as fast as you can during the boot process

The answer: D) Windows Recovery Console

The Windows Recovery Console and Command Prompt can provide you with many configuration and operating system options, including the modification or removal of files, enabling and disabling of devices, and the configuration of startup programs and services.

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If you are experiencing a security-related problem, then you’re going to need the right tools to get your systems up and running again. In this video, you’ll learn about anti-virus software, the Windows Recovery Console and Command Prompt, System Restore, pre-installation environments, and the Windows Event Viewer.