On Windows, services are processes running regardless of users logging in. They provide access and features to different programs or processes. On Mac OS X, services are menu bar and context menu items available from any application that can act on a user's selection, like text or files.

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Can't turn on Network Discovery because of services problems

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64 bit with all the updates. Wireless network connection. I can't connect this PC to my NAS; none of the other PCs on the network, or the NAS, appear when I browse the ...
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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 ...
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Where to find all of google products/services? [closed]

When I visit Google products page I can't find all of its products such as Google Nexus, Google Glass, Google Fiber, Google Chrome, or services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Google ...
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Online service to email a file from particular URL

Anybody know free online service which allows email a file which is located on a particular URL to a specified email without downloading a file to local computer? As an example: I have some URL for ...
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Add a user to sudoers file, for just one service

I want to add a user to the sudoers file so that it can only start, stop and restart a particular service. I am using Debian and can access the sudoers file using sudo visudo, I am stumped now though ...
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Restart windows service on LAN machine

I got administrative rights on the target machine, all the credentials, fully trusted network without firewall and antivirus software. I got windows 8 on the target machine and windows 7 on calling ...
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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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Ubuntu kill java program started by bash

I've got a problem with killing my Java Program on Ubuntu. I created the following init script: #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: control ... # Required-Start: $remote_fs ...
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Services manager for Debian to change whether a service starts onboot or not (mysql,apache,networking,network-manager,gdm,xdm,etc)

This question is about finding a GUI or ncurses or whatever services manager for a Debian desktop. Something like this: Mac example Windows example The ideas what it should do The thing should ...
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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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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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How to remove unwanted background processes?

Since I installed iTunes to manage an iPhone 3GS and the software manager for a Motorola Droid smartphone, I have the below processes run all the time: How can I remove the processes so they do not ...
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How create a service correctly?

Here it's what I do: 1) create an user some_deployer 2) then create a folder to script like /company/script/<service name> 3) in this folder I create the start.sh and stop.sh scripts and ...
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What is AMD FUEL service?

I found it on my new AMD APU (E2-1800) based notebook. What services it provides, any reason I should keep it ON? Since notebook have an APU I can't even tell is this service corresponds to integrated ...
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“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, ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Service in OS X doesn't work

I just wrote a script through Automator to make a keyboard shortcut under the title "New Finder Window Home": on run {input, parameters} tell application "Finder" activate make ...
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Ubuntu Service: Unknown Instance

After recent update something went wrong with Ubuntu services. MySQL process can no longer be accessed via service mysql [action], so when ever I'm trying to execute command I'm receiving following ...
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Start/stop a service using jenkins/hudson, without sudo

Quick question - did some searching but couldn't seem to find anything. I'd like to be able to stop/start a service on a Jenkins node. Is it possible to give the jenkins user permission for this ...
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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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Apache 2.2.3 runs from CLI, unable to start service through Windows 7

I've happily been running Apache 2.2.3 on my Windows 7 desktop and laptop for some time (months/years) without any problem. However in the last couple of days the Apache2.2 service in the Windows ...
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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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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 ...
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Find out what started a process using “services.exe”

Say I have a process called "EvilMalware.exe" that keeps getting restarted (i.e. I kill it and it is restarted after a few seconds). I looked up the process that starts it and it is ...
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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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Emit upstart events as regular user

I want to create a situation where something unprivileged user does (via SSH) triggers an event that causes an upstart job do perform some action. The activities rely on filesystem changes, so I ...
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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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List running services

I am trying to get a list of the running services. I ran service --status-all It will return something like [ + ] acpid [ ? ] alsa-utils [ + ] apache2 [ + ] atd [ + ] avahi-daemon [ ? ] ...
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WAMP MySQL service does not start

My question is similar to this. But none of the posted solutions worked. my.ini file is pasted here. 'mysql.log' is pasted here. The problem seems to be caused for no reason. I don't remember ...
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Service created with NSSM will not start when logon as 'Local System' account

I'm trying to install the TOR component obfsproxy.exe as a service using NSSM but it only works if I modify the service to logon as my own user account. NSSM creates services with the logon account ...
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“service mysqld start” is not working

I got this error message when I start mysql. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111) I just installed installed apache2 and mysql. ...
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starting up apache tomcat on boot in Linux

I want to know whether is there any way to make our Apache tomcat to run automatically in the boot time?I want to simplify our works as we do not want to execute the start up script(provided in the ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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In ubuntu, is there a command to show a list of ALL autostart services?

The questions in short: In Ubuntu, (1) is there a command to show a list of all autostart services? (2) is there a command to check if a service is autostarted at boot time or not? I did Google and ...
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The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

I've searched but didn't find appropriate answer, so i create my own question. We have a few Windows 2003 SP2 servers, each running .NET services launched from both local machine and windows share. ...
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How to restrict windows service to X cores?

I'm currently trying ot figure out a decent/nice way of determening what core(s) a single service should run on, in Windows Server 2008. I'm aware that for procceses there is two ways to do it: set ...
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How to install Jenkins on Windows Server 2012

This may sound like a trivial question but here is what is happening: I grab the latest version of Jenkins as native installer for Windows (1.491 in my case) I set up a Windows Server 2012 (official ...
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mdmonitor service issue in linux

chkconfig showing the output as mdmonitor service is running [root@localhost ~]# chkconfig --list | grep -i mdmonitor mdmonitor 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off But ...
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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 ...
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Service available in services.msc but not showing up in “sc query”

I've installed a ticket system, called JIRA. While installing, it offers an option to install JIRA as a service. Now, when I open up services.msc, I can see the service, and I can also stop and start ...
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Why do I get error “1337 The security ID structure is invalid” when using subinacl?

I have a standard Win 7 account 'popuser' to which I'd like to grant start and stop permissions for the OpenVPNService. I've used the following command successfully on other machines, but for some ...
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Run VMware Player image as service Windows 7

I have an image that I would like to run as service (running with VMware Player) in Windows 7. The reason I want it as service so image will start running when server is going up, without forcing ...
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Audio services in windows 7

In an attempt of blocking a viral service on my system (which was restarting my system automatically for every 30 seconds), I disabled all the services, and later enabled trustworthy services only. ...
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Disabling Microsoft Antimalware service

I can't disable Microsoft Antimalware service (MsMpSvc/MsMpEng.exe). I tried using services.msc, but the startup type is grayed out and I can't change it to disabled nor stop the service. I also tried ...
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Run LightTPD as a Windows service for free

I'm looking for a good way to run LightTPD as a service on a Windows server, but all the solutions I can find are either general-purpose shareware or quite complicated to set up. Is there any good ...
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chkconfig in Ubuntu

I using Ubuntu 12.04.1 From Red Hat I know command chkconfig which in very easy way for set startup mode of services. In same easy way as it is in Windows (services.msc). Unfortunately in Ubuntu this ...
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Force Windows 7 Service to Stop

I have a crashed webserver which I should be able to shutdown with the following comamnd: net stop https-myWebserver However, I get the following error (on Windows 7 64-bit): The service is ...
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Why won't 'plymouth-quit-wait' start and why does my Fedora 17 hang on boot?

When I try to boot after having done several updates, the boot animation "loads" and then flashes with the Fedora logo, and then sits there still. After checking into it more I found that two ...