›› What are differences among the various startup types: Automatic, Manual, and Disabled?

The startup type allows you to choose how the service is started when the computer boots up and can be set to: Automatic, Manual, or Disabled. If a service is set to automatic, the service will start automatically as soon as you boot up your computer and requires no intervention from you. If a service is set to manual, the service will not start automatically when you boot up your computer, but it is always available, and will turn on once it is needed by another program or service. The manual setting allows your system to run a little faster while keeping the service available for use. If a service is set to Disabled, the service will not start automatically when you boot up your computer, and will not be available to run if another program or service needs it to function.

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