Minimize Windows 2K / XP

steps that can be taken to tighten security on these two operating systems (aside from installing a personal firewall).

1. minimize network services

2. Disable Microsoft Messenger Service –

Here are the procedures:

Windows 2000:

* Click: Start/Settings/Control Panel
* Open: Administrative Tools
* Open: Services
* Open: ‘Messenger’ Service
* Click: Stop button
* Change ‘Startup Type’ to DISABLE
* Click OK to close everything

Windows XP:

* Right-click: ‘My Computer’ icon and select ‘Manager’
* Open: Services and Applications
* Open: Services
* Open: ‘Messenger’ Service
* Click: Stop button
* Change ‘Startup Type’ to DISABLE
* Click OK to close everything

Comments 3

  1. kranpde wrote:

    great info look here

    Posted 27 Aug 2017 at 3:46 pm
  2. hurenstoun wrote:

    great post

    Posted 29 Aug 2017 at 5:39 am
  3. utrewokorn wrote:

    interesting

    Posted 05 Sep 2017 at 2:41 am

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