Windows Vista Services Tweaks

How To Disable Windows Vista Services:

  • Go to the start menu, select run, and type in ‘services.msc’ (without the quotes). This will open up the Services Management Console.
  • Scroll down the list of services until you find the service you wish to disable then double click on the service, or alternatively, right click on the service and select Properties.
  • In the dropdown for Startup type select “Disabled”, click Apply, and click the Stop button to stop the service.
  • Once the service shows as being stopped, click OK and go on to the next service.

*Note: Some services have dependencies with other services so depending on the order that you disable them you may get a message that tells you that stopping this service will stop another service.
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Windows shortcuts – Remote desktop connection navigations

Remote desktop connection navigation

• CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
• ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
• ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
• ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
• ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
• CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
• ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
• CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
• CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)