Disable Unnecessary System Services on Domain Computers

Use the following procedure to set a policy to disable unnecessary services within a Domain or to set a policy to disable unnecessary services for Domain Controllers.

  1. Open the Domain Security Policy or the Domain Controller Security Policy as applicable.

  2. Expand Security Settings and click on System Services.

  3. From the right-hand pane, select a service to disable. Right-click on the selected service and select Security.

  4. In the Security Policy Setting dialog window, check the Define this policy setting box and then select the Disabled radio button.

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  5. Click the OK button.

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