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When you install WAMP5, two services are installed on your computer :
wampapache (Apache service)
wampmysqld (MySQL service)
If you choose the 'Auto Start' option, those two services will be installed as automatic. This means that they will launch automatically on startup. This is interesting if you want you server to always be available. The service manager will also launch on startup. If you need to stop your server, you can do it threw the service manager or, even simpler, just close the manager, services will automatically stop.
If you don't choose th 'Auto Start' option, services will be installed as manual. This means that they will only run when you start them. This is interesting if you want your server to be available only when you need it. To start your server, just launch the service manager, services will be automatically started. To stop your server, close the manager, services will automatically stop.
You can also disable one of the services if you don't need it. For example, if you don't need MySQL, just choose 'remove service' threw the service manager. The service will then be stopped and removed. The manager will then only manage the apache service. If you need MySQL again, just choose 'install service' threw the manager and start MySQL.