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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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How do I add a dependency to an existing service?

Hi there I was researching a problem for a program I have on my computer. The program relies on the SSDP Discovery service to be started first BUT it is not added as a dependency... I would like to ...
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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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How do I recover from “repair pending” error in SFC?

I am trying to fix an issue with Windows registry and services. I tried running sfc command but this is the error message I get? C:\Windows>sfc /scannow Beginning system scan. This process will ...
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Is it possible to import a Windows registry file without destroying a system?

Let me just check one thing first. Doing an export through Regedit (range: all) is the equivalent of making a backup of the Windows registry, right? So I saved the Reg file to disk drive L yesterday. ...
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Services unable to start, fixed permissions on registry keys to fix, finding more, root cause?

Having issues with one of our buildfarm Win 7 SP1 machines, being unable to start the firewall service. The error that it reports is that one of it dependencies was unable to start, which turned ...
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IIS Server on XP Machine with tweaked registry and services

I have been trying for some time now to setup a webapp on my XP machine at home. Prior to doing this, I had tweaked the registry settings, fiddled with disabling and enabling servies, without ...
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What is “Type” on a service?

If you look on Regedit for HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services there are a lot of key, one of them if "Type", that assumes a range of values (0x1, 0x10, 0x16, etc), someone know what is this?
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Block writing in sections of registry run, services, drivers

I'm looking for a program block (ask me for permission) writing in sections of registry Run (RunOnce), Services, Drivers. Before I used Ad-Aware 1.06, but now it's out of date. New versions Ad-Aware ...
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Windows 7 services default restore

I've changed my list of windows 7 services a bit too much, so if anyone would be kind enough to export theirs, id be very grateful. PS. I'm on Home Premium x64