›› Why should I care about my Windows Services if I never see them?

First of all, why should you care about your heart if you never see it? We only seem to learn about these mundane things when a crisis mandates that we pay attention. Typical users will not have to know about their Windows Services, much less know that Windows Services exist; however, it is always a good idea to brush up on your service basics just in case there is a crisis of the computer kind, like hackers breaking into your system or your hard drive crashing. Besides security reasons, many people feel it's valuable to get acquainted with their services in order to greatly increase the speed and performance of their computer. However, with today's hardware, tweaking your default settings will probably only increase speed and performance minimally.

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