I'm running Windows XP x64 SP2, and things have been running swimmingly up until recently when I decided to update my Avast installation to the 2014 version. The background service for it refuses to start due to a service dependency. A while back I disabled a bunch of services with the aid of these configs from BlackViper to increase performance and decrease resource usage. I also made a few tweaks of my own that weren't in the guide. Anyway, the point is, I disabled some service that Avast 2014 requires, and I need to figure out which one it is so I can re-enable it. I even set all of my disabled services to "manual" in the hopes that the service I needed would be triggered by the Avast service, but this was to no avail.
Anyhow, here's my list of services. I hope the editing on it is alright, since I had to realign and clean up some of the text.
Name Status Startup Type .NET Runtime Optimization Service v2.0.50727_x64 Manual .NET Runtime Optimization Service v2.0.50727_X86 Manual Adobe Flash Player Update Service Manual Alerter Manual Application Experience Lookup Service Manual Application Layer Gateway Service Started Manual Application Management Manual ASP.NET State Service Manual Ati HotKey Poller Manual avast! Antivirus Automatic ClipBook Manual COM+ Event System Started Manual COM+ System Application Manual Computer Browser Started Manual Cryptographic Services Manual DCOM Server Process Launcher Started Automatic DHCP Client Started Automatic Distributed Link Tracking Client Manual Distributed Transaction Coordinator Manual DNS Client Started Automatic Error Reporting Service Manual Event Log Started Automatic HID Input Service Started Automatic HTTP SSL Manual IAS Jet Database Access Manual IMAPI CD-Burning COM Service Manual Indexing Service Manual IPSEC Services Started Automatic Logical Disk Manager Manual Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service Manual Messenger Manual Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X64 Automatic Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86 Automatic Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider Manual Mozilla Maintenance Service Manual Net Logon Manual Net.Tcp Port Sharing Service Manual NetMeeting Remote Desktop Sharing Manual Network Connections Started Manual Network DDE Manual Network DDE DSDM Manual Network Location Awareness (NLA) Started Manual Network Provisioning Service Manual NT LM Security Support Provider Manual Performance Logs and Alerts Manual Plug and Play Started Automatic Print Spooler Manual Protected Storage Manual Remote Access Auto Connection Manager Started Manual Remote Access Connection Manager Started Manual Remote Desktop Help Session Manager Manual Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Started Automatic Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator Manual Remote Registry Manual Removable Storage Manual Routing and Remote Access Manual Secondary Logon Manual Security Accounts Manager Started Automatic Security Center Manual Server Started Automatic Shell Hardware Detection Started Automatic Smart Card Manual Steam Client Service Manual System Event Notification Manual TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper Started Automatic Telephony Started Manual Telnet Manual Terminal Services Started Manual Themes Manual Uninterruptible Power Supply Manual Virtual Disk Service Manual VMware Authorization Service Manual VMware DHCP Service Manual VMware NAT Service Manual VMware USB Arbitration Service Manual Volume Shadow Copy Manual WebClient Manual Windows Audio Started Automatic Windows CardSpace Manual Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Manual Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Started Automatic Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Manual Windows Installer Manual Windows Management Instrumentation Started Automatic Windows Management Instrumentation Driver Extensions Manual Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Manual Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 126.96.36.199 Manual Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache 188.8.131.52 Manual Windows Time Automatic WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service Manual Wireless Configuration Started Automatic WMI Performance Adapter Manual Workstation Started Automatic