Service clr_optimization is not running

On a large number of SBS 2003 machines I manage, I get alerts that the automatic service, clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32 or clr_optimization_v2.0.50727_32, is stopped.

Should this service be always running?

Should I change it to manual? Will I break anything by doing so?

Or should I just ignore this alert?
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They are auto-starting on-demand most likely.
Can you copy/paste the event log messages involved?

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djMundyAuthor Commented:
Thanks cs97jjm3, that is exactly the information I was looking for.

From the Microsoft article linked,

"The behavior of the Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86 service not running even though it has an automatic startup type is normal for this service. If there is nothing for it to do it stops itself automatically."
djMundyAuthor Commented:
The linked page has a Microsoft KB article with the information I was after.
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