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Installed Apache 2.2 on Windows XP and didn't check “Install as service”, how can I add apache to services?

I Installed Apache 2.2 on Windows XP (with installer) and didn't check "Install as service". How can I add the Apache Windows Service?
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1answer
346 views

How to manual reinstall Windows XP Telephony service (TapiSrv) that fails to start with Event ID 7023 (cannot find file specified)?

After using the XPlite tool the Windows Telephony service is no longer installed on our Windows XP Professional SP3 installation. I was partly successful in manually reinstall the missing Telephony ...
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2answers
62 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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3answers
569 views

How to install True Image on Windows XP?

I have 1 license of Acronis True Image 2011 for 1 PC. I had it previously installed on my Windows Vista machine and it was working. Now, I wanted to move it to a Windows XP machine, by uninstalling it ...
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1answer
1k views

How to get Windows Script Host to run in XP SP3?

OS: Windows XP SP3 AV: Microsoft Security Essentials Network Environment: Standalone Invocation of wscript.exe fails. The error message is as follows - Initialization of the Windows Script Host ...
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1answer
120 views

Is it safe to load antivirus services after other system services?

Avast! antivirus let me choose whether to load its services before or after other system services. I noticed that by unchecking that box (and letting avast load first) the system boot hangs and it ...
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1answer
89 views

“Acces denied ” message in Services just showed up

I have Windows XP SP3 and Avast antivirus on my notebook. So problem is that from yesterday I started to see message " Access denied" when I try to do anything with any service (Disable, Manual, ...
0
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1answer
139 views

How do I start a service with my current credentials?

I'm starting a service under WinXP that must be run with my credentials. This works fine as long as I don't have to change my password. Is there a way to start a service always with my current ...
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2answers
4k views

Network Services disabled (not starting) on Windows XP

I am currently running Windows XP Service Pack 3 on my system. But today, when I failed to connect to the internet, via a LAN cable, I realized that almost all of the vital network services had ...
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0answers
83 views

Windows XP- Service Pack 3- Textpad 6.1 issue

I have installed Textpad 6 on my machine and whenever I open a document with textpad, a new blank tab opens by default and cursor points to the blank file. I have to manually point to my document and ...
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4answers
1k views

Disable service for a specific user account in Windows XP

How can I disable a service in Windows XP for a specific user account? I have Tomcat and DB2 which I'm using as an administrator, but I don't need them as a plain user. Furthermore, since that ...
0
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1answer
94 views

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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0answers
632 views

Anti Virus Service does not run - Windows XP SP3 32bit Home

I have a somewhat strange problem here. I am trying to run Anti Virus Software on my Windows XP Home 32bit System. After a serious crash I had to fall back to an outdated copy of my initial ...
0
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0answers
72 views

Services to let me use a remote PC (XP/Vista/Win7/Macintosh) (not my own) on a cost per hour basis?

I want to test my software on Windows XP, but seeing as I only have Windows 7, it would be great to use a service to remotely use their PC. Same goes with a Macintosh service for a different reason - ...
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1answer
1k views

Java services stop working when user logs out

Some background: I have four apps that run as services on a set of Windows XP machines, two of which are java apps. All four apps were originally designed to be run from a Linux server, and have ...
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1answer
725 views

Oddity when disabling Windows Time service on Windows XP

I want to disable time synchronization on Windows XP. To do so, I have disabled the Windows Time (w32time) service. However, one of my testers noticed that the "Automatically synchronize time..." ...
0
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1answer
268 views

Zombie services: How do I remove services that turn up in event viewer but not under services

I've had the same install of Windows XP since 2007, and its built up quite a bit of cruft over time. Its mostly not a problem, other than very slow post boot initialisation, and a whole load of errors ...
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1answer
4k views

Indexing Service filter daemon keeps crashing on Windows XP; something worse underneath?

The Indexing Service filter daemon keeps crashing on my Windows XP Pro machine, with the following error message: Indexing Service filter daemon has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are ...
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2answers
169 views

make VNC service last to stop?

I have a headless PC, and sometimes when I shutdown, a program will get caught up on a close dialog that refuses to terminate. Unfortunately, the VNC service has been stopped already meaning I have ...
1
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1answer
295 views

Windows XP services are offline and not starting

I recently installed a version of nLite on a computer, and after booting I noticed that a few things went wrong. The theme was Windows 2000 None of the applications I had told nLite to install had ...
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3answers
14k views

How do I enable ActiveX controls in Windows XP or Windows 7?

My friend has a desktop with Windows XP installed, and he does not have a UPS set up. Yesterday, the power went out and the PC underwent a hard shutdown. This caused a problem, (ntldr disappeared), ...
1
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2answers
898 views

Print spooler service not starting after removal of malware

I have a user whom I have removed a "fake antivirus" on her machine but now her print spooler service is unable to start. I have attempted to restart the service to no avail. Is there a way to ...
1
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1answer
154 views

Got error when I try to install my WebService on Windows-XP

I try to install my WebService on Windows XP but receive the following error: The installation of C:\MyWS\MyWS_Setup.msi is not permitted due to an error in software restriction policy ...
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1answer
44 views

Can I use a specific service that runs in Windows XP on a Windows 7 OS?

I have a service running on Windows home server on a headless hp mediasmart server. I believe the service, by virtue of running, turns a hardware "health" light from blinking to steady and turns on ...
0
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1answer
601 views

Windows xp not resolving entries en etc/hosts with DNSClient started

We have a very strange problem on a newly installed Windows XP machine. For some reason when DNSClient service is running, it wont resolve any entries in the windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts file. ...
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1answer
390 views

Windows XP-64 loses audio sounds, drive letters… why?

Until sometime in early December, I had a wonderfully functioning XP-64 system. It was configured to auto download/install MS patches. I occassionally update the software on it, e.g. Open Office, ...
1
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1answer
923 views

Windows Firewall service - Safe to disable?

I installed Comodo Firewall on my Windows XP 32bit and it turned off the Windows Firewall like these softwares usually do. However the Windows Firewall/ICS service is still on Automatic and Started. ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Can a Windows service run as Administrator in Windows XP HOME?

Can a Windows service run under the Administrator in Windows XP HOME? I'm having some issues getting a service to run under the Administrator account on a client's WinXP Home PC, or is the ...
0
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1answer
551 views

Setting priority for services at start up?

Is there any way to set priority for services at start up? I want my local area network to start before other network-related services.
0
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4answers
1k views

VPN connections not showing up on XP

I'm having an infuriating issue. At the moment I can set up a VPN connection through the "New Connection Wizard" but it just doesn't show up anywhere. If i look at the "network connections" screen ...
0
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1answer
590 views

What can I do about this MRENDIS5 NDIS Protocal Driver Error?

An entry is being added to my System Event 4 times a second like this: "The MRENDIS5 NDIS Protocol Driver service failed to start due to the following error: The system cannot find the file ...
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0answers
667 views

After installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 - Generic Host Process For Win32 Services problem starts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: After installing VS 2010 - Generic Host Process For Win32 Services problem starts. After installing Service Pack 3 I am getting this error "Generic Host Process For ...
0
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1answer
90 views

omsService.exe hogging ram

I have a service called omsService.exe which is taking half a gig of ram. I've googled the service but can't seem to find out what it is. Any ideas? I'd prefer to not have to shut it down every time ...
0
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1answer
556 views

Enter network credentials as part of batch script

WinXP: I have several system services that are needed to run some machinery in my lab. The machine these services are running uses a lab login that has administrator rights. Our IS department, ...
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2answers
981 views

Is there a “Run Level Configurator” for Windows XP?

I have been having trouble with something causing my Windows XP system to take 6-8 minutes to startup from a cold boot. Something is happening during startup that is causing the system to crawl. I ...
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4answers
12k views

Why are services set to “automatic” not starting when I boot up Windows XP?

I have a fresh install of Windows XP. My problem is that every time I start it up, I have to go into Administrative Tools and start the needed services, such as DCOM, RTP, DHCP, etc. The only ...
2
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6answers
783 views

Problem with network after malware attack

Im trying to help some friends with a Win XP machine. I got rid of the malware using Malware Bytes, and HiJackThis. But now they(I) have another problem. When the computer boot into Windows it seems ...
0
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3answers
5k views

How do I re-enable the DCOM service, after I disabled it?

Okay, so I disabled the DCOM service. Now, lots of stuff doesn't work, including the Windows Services utility! I'm running Windows XP Professional. How can I re-enable the DCOM service? Can this ...
2
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3answers
9k views

How do I figure out the display name of a Windows service from its “short” name?

The Windows Event Viewer typically logs only the abbreviated service name, but the Services console lists services alphabetically by their full "Display Name". If the "Display Name" isn't obvious ...
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1answer
90 views

Is there a way to get the Services Manager window to remember its state? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I open WinXP’s Services control panel applet on the Standard tab by default? The Services Manager always opens up in "Extended" view in the top left of the ...
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0answers
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Error 0x6ba (RPC server is unavailable) when running sfc /scannow on Windows XP in Safe Mode

I think that my mup.sys file is corrupt. I received the following error when trying to access a network share that was located on my Windows 7 box, from my Windows XP box: No network provider ...
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1answer
2k views

What is the “start parameters” text box means in the Services properties box?

it have the description of "You can specify the start parameters that apply when you start the service from here". but i dont get what it does.
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7answers
44k views

How to disable a McAfee service?

I am trying to disable a McAfee Real-Time Protection service, but if I go into Services/Properties, then try to set it to Manual or Disable - it says that unable to open service McShield for ...
4
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1answer
13k views

How can I open WinXP's Services control panel applet on the Standard tab by default?

When opening the Services control panel applet it opens on the Extended tab by default. I find that tab wastes a great deal of real estate for no real value-added. All the same information is ...
0
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5answers
2k views

How do I keep a Windows XP service running all the time?

I have a service in Windows XP that is stopping intermittently. It is transferring data from a PLC to a database. The vendor who provided the service is directing me to my IT department. The IT ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How to remove a dead service in Windows XP

I would like to cleanup a windows service leftover from an application that I uninstalled. The executable for it has been removed, but it is still visible in the services view.
1
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3answers
6k views

What would cause the “Wireless Zero Configuration” to fail to start up?

Every 3 or so reboots, I open up the web browser but there is no network connectivity. I check the wireless network link and it's down, unable to connect to any wireless networks in range because the ...
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0answers
296 views

Which windows XP services can I disable without major consequence? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Windows services can I safely disable? I want to disable some Windows XP services to make PC run faster. I am not going to be using the PC for anything complex, but ...
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1answer
116 views

What can I turn off on windows XP to free up memory without breaking everything

I seem to have a lot of services that start up on windows, many of which I have no use of (to my knowledge). are there any services which are on by default which I won't really miss and which will ...