The Microsoft System Configuration utility (MSCONFIG) applies to all versions of Windows (TBC).
This document describes how MSCONFIG can be used to temporarily disable services and applications:
Click START, then RUN, and type MSCONFIG:
Click on OK to launch MSCONFIG.
The System Configuration Utility starts and opens at the GENERAL tab:
Select the SERVICES Tab:
Check “Hide all Microsoft Services” to list only non-MS services:
Click on DISABLE ALL to disable non-MS services at startup:
Disabled services will not start after reboot.
Advance to the STARTUP tab. This lists all applications that normally start at boot time:
Click on DISABLE ALL to prevent listed applications starting at boot time:
No applications will now start when the system reboots.