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Questions tagged [windows-services]

In Windows operating systems, a Windows service is a computer program that operates in the background. It is similar in concept to a Unix daemon.

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How can I export the list of all my services with their path to executable on Microsoft Windows 7?

How can I export the list of all my services with their path to executable on Microsoft Windows 7? Example of path to executable for a Windows service: The default "export list" doesn't contain the ...
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access hkey_local_machine registry values from windows service running as localsystem

I'm trying to get the full version/build number of microsoft office from a powershell script that runs from a windows service as localsystem. The value I'm looking for is in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\...
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Win Service not utilising CPU

There's a CPU-bound Windows service (written in C#) running on a Win Server 2016 (8 core Xeon, 16 GB of RAM). Most of the time, the service does its thing (OCR for ducuments) and uses anywhere between ...
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lmgrd.exe runs as expected but flexlm service starts and then immediately stops

I have a flexlm license manager that runs on Windows Server 2012 R2, to license a software I'm working on. I have a new build type/configuration, under which the service starts and stops immediately, ...
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How to modify batch script to run as TrustedInstaller

I have a toggle batch script that automatically Stops and Starts "WinDefend" Service. Except "WinDefend" Service can only be stopped as TrustedInstaller. So to make the script work, I first have to ...
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How does MSConfig determine which services are from Microsoft?

I'm trying to automate the process of clean booting a computer. To do so I need to know which services are part of Windows and which services are 3rd party. MSConfig is used in Microsoft's ...
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Windows 10 Home - 1809 Virtualization Features

I'm running Windows 10 Home edition. Recently updated to 1809. Found a few new features and services related to virtualization. Does this mean Hyper-V is now available for Home edition too? What do ...
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Load user profile or application after all windows services is loaded

I'd like to run my application from startup folder after all windows services is loaded. Is it possible in any way? If no, then is it possible to block loading user profile before all services is ...
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Communicate with Topshelf windows service running on a server

I have a Topshelf windows service running on a Windows Server and I want to communicate with it, start and stop it from a remote client app, and try to resume some data from "MyService.cs" that is ...
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Windows 10 update 1803 apparently revoked `net stop` and `sc config` access

Scenario: Bandwidth on my network is scarce, so I've had a batch script linked on my desktop to terminate greedy services, Windows Update and Delivery Optimization being the worst and most frequent ...
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Can't run a service under local user account with no password (“logon failure”)

I'm trying to run a service under the local user instead of the default "Local System Account". The account has no password. I picked the user and left the password fields blank. When I press "Apply", ...
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How can I stop background process in Windows 10 which I don't know the name?

I have deleted exe file of that process,so every time the service runs in background,it can't get that file. How can I stop this service which I have no idea the name? The path it's showing is "C:\...
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How to kill Windows Update Medic Service

Having extreme difficulties getting Windows to stop auto-restarting my workstation after updates. I've lost so much work I don't even care anymore, I just want to disable the whole thing. ...
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Does Windows kill a service that doesn't respond to signals?

I have a service that works as Local System and refuses to stop sometimes. The service process gets a termination signal, does a cleanup but couple of threads remain running because of the bug. SCM ...
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Windows Service dependency not respected

I have two windows services installed in Windows 7 environment: Tomcat Webserver MariaDB database These services have dependency relationship, Tomcat depends on MariaDB. When I shutdown windows I ...

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