Disable Windows server services
GPO definition for disabling per-user and unneeded services in Windows Server 2012 R2 and up
Use this definition to be able to stop Windows from creating per-user services (like SyncHost_xxxxxx) or trying to start the maps broker service.
Detailed description coming soon...
- Copy the .admx and eu-US/*.adml to the policy store of your Windows domain controller (central store under
%windir%\sysvol\...or server store under
- Import the *.mof file as WMI filter in your group policy management tool
- Create a new GPO and use the settings under
Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Disable Servicesto disable the desired services
- Apply the WMI Filter
Windows Server 2012 R2 and upto apply the settings only to appropriate systems