Windows 7 Turn of services

I am a home user, I have a 3 computers (2 are laptops) on my home network via a router plus my printer is on the router.
I was wondering what services I could turn off, I have turned off Blue tooth as I do not use it. I have turned off my Roxio 9 services.
I was wonderring if anyone has further suggestion as to what services I can turn of I am runnint the 64 bit version in a dualboot configuration. Vista is on a separate hard drive from W-7


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If your not using the Homegroup feature to connect your computers, you ca disable

Please don't take my modification as a perfect rule.

You can do this at your own risk

Create a Restore Point before attempting any modifications

Homegroup Listener
Homegroup provider
Application Experience
Application information
Diagnostic policy service
Diagnostic service host
Diagnostic system Host
Parental Controls
Remote registry
smart card
smart card removal policy
Tablet PC Input Service (this has to be disabled by going to Start > Run, and type optionalfeatures.exe)
Windows backup
Windows Error Reporting service
Windows Defender
Window Firewall (if you have a personal firewall or anti-virus program that has a firewall as well)l

I have also set many services to Manual, but that's a huge listing.

Thank you very much for the information

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You're very welcome:)

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