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services.msc lists services. Can I open the properties box for them individually, without starting services.msc?

I would like a GUI control for windows search, but do not wish to keep the servcis.msc window open, I don't need the latter.

I would like to be able to open it either from command line (eg. as parameter to some program or dll?) or from a shortcut (eg. clsid?).

I'm on 7 but also have an xp box.

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What version of windows are you on? –  EBGreen Jul 23 '13 at 14:44
    
@EBGreen, windows 7, but wouldn't hurt if it would work in XP because I have an XP box too. –  naxa Jul 23 '13 at 14:45
    
On your W7 box open a powershell prompt then type Get-Service. For the XP box install powershell then see the previous sentence. :) –  EBGreen Jul 23 '13 at 14:47
    
@EBGreen Thanks! I think I can control the services from command line, with sc too, but I was looking for a GUI. I just don't know how to open the gui from the command line. :) I would like to keep the GUI open for my mental workflow. –  naxa Jul 23 '13 at 14:54
    
Oh, I don't think there is a gui that would show you the info for just one service from the command line. You could write your easily enough in powershell though. –  EBGreen Jul 23 '13 at 14:56

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