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Prevent FLEXnet from making Windows 7 error sound

I'm having an issue where a service called FLEXnet (used to license Autodesk 3ds Max) makes an error noise on this event: The FLEXnet Licensing Service 64 service entered the stopped state. I'm ...
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How to create Windows service with %computername% in command?

The command: sc create my-service binPath= "\\192.168.0.4\myshare\myfolder\myapp.exe --log \\192.168.0.4\myshare\myfolder\logs\%computername%.log" DisplayName= "My App" start= auto depend= ...
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How to check whether a specific service exists using Powershell?

Introduction According to this documentation it is possible to check which services have been stopped on Windows by executing the following command: Get-Service | Where-Object {$_.status -eq ...
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1answer
29 views

How to run Windows service interactively in auto-logged in session

My Windows 7 machine has a user account "MyUser" which is auto-logged in on boot. I am running a Windows service "myAppService" which runs a server which in turn is spawning other processes. This all ...
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Can I install a windows service on the D:\ drive?

Is there any downside to installing a windows service on the D:\ drive rather than the C:\ drive?
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Elegant way to terminate the VirtualBox VBoxSVC.exe process

How do we terminate all the vbox*.exe (e.g.: VBoxSVC.exe, VBoxNetDHCP.exe, VBoxNetNAT.exe) processes without using the OS process signaling tools (e.g.: taskkill)?
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Give admin rights to specified directory and services

Enviroment is:Windows SBS2011, Windows 7 as RDP gateway.. We'r using a 3dh part software. Somethimes we need to give admin rights to the vendor, 'coz need to update / configure the software. This ...
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BITS process is getting started automatically

I have disable BITS ( Background Intelligent Transfer Service ) lots of time. This process chokes my internet bandwidth. Every time I have to go and stop the service and disable it. But then after ...
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1answer
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Powerpoint won't export any sound when called programatically from a service

On a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine, I'm running a small python script as a windows service according to this post: Start python .py as a service in windows. What my script does is to essentially ...
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1answer
35 views

Common (platform independent) solution to send print jobs to a computer in any foreign network (e.g. via email)?

Imagine a common "private" network with a printer which I technically cannot (and must not!) reach because I'm in a different network and I want to be able to print a file (pdf) on this printer. ...
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1answer
29 views

uninstall a windows service framework 3.5 with a command line

I want to know wow to uninstall a windows service build in framework 3.5 without using the Programs and Features option, I want to use a command line command, any ideas?
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1answer
38 views

Better service manager utility for Windows?

The default service manager utility in Windows is kind of inconvenient. Is there any (possibly free) utility that can... Change startup settings of multiple services at once (using checkboxes or ...
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1answer
110 views

services.exe intermittently using 10-20 GB of memory when Visual Studio 2013 is running

When I run Visual Studio 2013 on one of my machines, I notice that services.exe will intermittently consume 10-20 GB of memory. This happens randomly and seems to have no relation to anything I do; I ...
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1answer
44 views

Discover a service's binary path using the command line

In windows, how can find out the binary path of a service using the command line?
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1answer
97 views

How can I query WMI to know the name of the user that started a service?

I used several WMI queries in Windows8.1x64 on wbemtest.exe to attempt finding out which user started a particular service. The ones that got me "this far" are presented here. I know that if I query ...
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1answer
60 views

Route Events Recorded in System Event Log to Custom Event Log

I have an instance of Windows Server 2008 running some specific services that support my application. There are events within the Windows Events System Log generated for my services but by other ...
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What is the SwInt service on Windows Server 2003?

On a Windows Server 2003 I get a message stating that a servie SWINTService (probably SwInt Service) did not start. What is this service, what is its purpose?
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1answer
63 views

Why am I unable to operate on a Windows service or edit its registry entries despite me running as SYSTEM?

I am trying to change the startup type (from auto to disabled) of a Windows service (happens to be the ZoneAlarm vsmon service) on Windows 7. The program sets permissions on the service such that ...
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1answer
47 views

Configure all services Windows

Is there any way to manage all the services in Windows, without having to configure them one by one? Something like a wildcard for the sc command.
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55 views

What windows services are needed for network to work

I am trying to debug Windows 8.1 and find if any Windows Service is causing an error. What Network services are needed to use Internet? I want to use the computer with as few services started as ...
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Essential Windows Services

Im auditing - redoing is more like it - my companies monitoring software. At the moment I am specifically looking at Windows Server services for each server Role. I would have thought this would be ...
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135 views

Group Policy settings for the Windows Firewall are sometimes ignored on startup

We deploy our Windows Firewall settings (among other security settings) as local policies to our machines. They are not part of a domain. There is a weekly restart configured for each machine, ...
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1answer
68 views

The User Profile Service

I tried logging into my computer after an "ungraceful" shutdown due to a power cut.. I got prompted with a message stating the user profile service failed the login. After reading a k/b on Microsoft ...
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1answer
149 views

Start jade via batch script as service on windows server 2012 amazon ec2 instance

I would like to start the Jade agent platform with a batch script on an windows server ec2 instance as a service. The reason for this is, that I want to start jade automatically at system startup. ...
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Changing windows service display name?

I would like to change the display name of a windows service that has already been created. I have read online that I can just alter the value in the registry. If I alter it in the registry and then ...
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1answer
850 views

Windows 8 Services Failed to Start Error

I have Windows 8 x64 and some HDDs randomly appear that do not exist. I went in to the BIOS to check if they were there (they are not there) and booted with out modifying any settings. Windows froze ...
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29 views

Recycling service running in a cluster on Windows 2003 R2

In Win2003 R2, I have a two node cluster that has one resource which has a memory leak. I was thinking of setting up a batch file to recycle it using SC, NET, or better yet PSSERVICE (from ...
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2answers
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How to access mapped directory from a windows service

As a rule of thumb Windows services can't access mapped drives and you have to use UNC paths instead. I'm convinced that there's a way around this so that a Windows service can access a mapped drive ...
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2answers
58 views

Window XP start script before service

PC with Windows XP prof. controls small production line. On Windows start-up I want to backup production data (created last day) before system starts particular service and application. How to start ...
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1answer
193 views

Some service is bringing Windows 7 to a halt - how do I find it?

Something is preventing Windows 7 Home Premium from completing some basic tasks. I can't open the Networking and Sharing center, and the network icon in the system tray is frozen with the blue ...
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1answer
4k views

Windows could not start the Server service on Local Computer. Error 1068

I am trying to start the Server service and the Computer Browser service at boot. I believe the Computer Browser service relies on the server service to be running. When I attempt to start either ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I start a service on a remote machine using a different user?

I have the same service running on a dozen test machines. Said service has croaked (specifically, it was shut down and disabled by a test, and the test died halfway through), and I want to re-enable ...
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386 views

Synergy not stopping service completely

I'm using Synergy 1.4.12 (server) on windows 8 pro 64bit. I'm getting a bug when I try to stop the service. If I click stop in to window or by right-clicking the startup icon, the Synergy service ...
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1answer
176 views

Audio/video glitch when Shadow Copy service starts?

I have a Windows 7 64 bit PC that I've started having a strange issue with. Every so often my computer "freezes" for a second or two; any audio will be distorted for those couple seconds and video ...
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2answers
753 views

What is RPC and why is it so important?

From the beginning, I've heard that you never, ever disable the Remote Procedure Call service in Windows. This leads to horrible things that used to be hard to overturn (I believe that it's no longer ...
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1answer
28 views

Error installing service, cant access/edit security log? [closed]

I'm trying to install a proprietary service on a client machine and I continue to run into the same issue I've checked all the user permissions even though I'm on an admin account. I also checked ...
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1answer
188 views

How to Set up an Email When a Windows Service Fails

We currently have a service that is failing and need to be notified when it does. How to set up the service to send an email when it fails.
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1answer
852 views

Wildcard Services restart

Currently, we have setup a .BAT file which lists all services to start / stop them eg. SC start SERVICE SC start SERVICE SC stop SERVICE SC stop SERVICE We add new services all the time and the ...
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4answers
249 views

Does leaving “Unknown Devices” uninstalled slow down my computer?

I have several unknown devices within the Device Manager. These appear to be devices that install their own programs and services to operate, however I have no use for them. Does leaving these ...
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0answers
272 views

Windows services: force windows to attempt to start service after failed attempts

Appears that after a Windows service fails to start once or twice (with the ~"Service failed to respond in a timely fashion" error) then Windows ceases even trying to start the service and just ...
2
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1answer
252 views

truecrypt mounting through windows service

I've created a windows service which silently mounts truecrypt volumes via command line. A couple issues have arose however; although the volume mounts correctly it won't show up in windows explorer ...
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1answer
90 views

Minimal Windows installation [closed]

We have a requirement from our customers that we have to clear out unused services and components from Windows systems prior delivery. The Systems are always isolated in a small local network and ...
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133 views

Web Access Control Service - what is it for?

What is the Web Access Control Service (wacsvc.exe) for? Can I safely disable it? Because every once in a while, it goes crazy, and uses 99% CPU until it is restarted. This is on a Windows 7 Home ...
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1answer
327 views

Should I register ports I use in the drivers\etc\services file?

I am working on a Windows service that uses ports to discuss with client applications. I have seen that the ports used by Windows are registered in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\services file, ...
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0answers
1k views

Viewing Windows SCM's .EVM files

I have developed some windows services and noticed that at some point in time, the Windows service manager will stop and resume my service without notifying anything. I know Windows SCM logs are ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

Startup items windows 7/8

In msconfig, when exactly do the "services" and "startup" items get run? Do the services run on boot, and do the startup items run when the user logs in? Also do the startup items get started up for ...
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1answer
316 views

Best GUI for creating and editing Windows Services [closed]

I want to create windows services with a GUI, but the built-in windows services manager doesn't do this. What is a good windows software that does this well? What I want to do is open the program, ...
6
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2answers
347 views

What's the difference between an application, a process and a service?

I know that an application is a program that you interact with on the desktop, but what exactly are processes and services? Are services classified as processes or is it the other way round?
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1answer
667 views

Is there a way to restart a service on a remote machine from a batch script?

I'm looking for a way to restart Windows services from batch scripts (preferrably CMD) on a remote machine using a different account than the one the script is running as Looking at the parts ...
2
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0answers
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In Windows 8 when the fast startup mode is enabled, shutdown saves the windows services

In Windows 8 when the fast startup mode is enabled, shutdown saves the windows services and resumes the services when powered ON again. This behavior is different from normal shutdown as services dont ...