Services that fail or don’t start when they should can cause major problems on a server. To avoid this, set all important services to start automatically, disable any suspect services, and specify what actions to take if a service fails. To view the status of a service or change its options, launch Services (Services.msc) from the Administrative Tools menu.
The status of each service is shown in the Status column. To quickly change the status, right-click the service and make a selection from the shortcut menu, as shown in Figure 37-2.
Figure 37-2. Changing a service status
To change advanced settings for a service, ...