Removing Windows NT Devices and Services

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Removing Windows NT Devices and Services
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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Sometimes it is possible to get orphaned services remaining in the registry. These services can be remove be modifying this key.
1. Open your registry and find the key below.
2. Under this key are subkeys representing each device and service installed on the machine.
3. To remove, first stop the service through Control Panel / Services, then locate the subkey corresponding to device or service and delete it.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services]

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