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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
2answers
25 views

Windows 7 - missing PID in services tab, task manager

So, as stated in the title, PID tab is missing from services tab in task manager. I need PID in order to find a windows service, which causes lots of hard page faults in my system. Any way to fix ...
1
vote
2answers
704 views

Why does systemd process stop as soon as it starts for foreman server process?

I am trying to export a simple Ruby app using foreman. Based on its usage for systemd, I appear to be doing things correctly. However, when I start the target/service, I get status messages along the ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Why don't I have a “Web Service References” menu item in excel/VBA?

I'm trying to consume a SOAP web service from excel. Now according to This article (and confirmed by other articles and MSDN) if I do the following: Install the web services toolkit (I've installed ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Are there programs that allow a user to follow and report on what a windows 7 service does over time?

I am having a problem with the NSI service on my Windows 7 laptop. It progressively takes up more memory and eventually starts to suck up half the CPU constantly. I am looking for a program that can ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Can I safely disable the Software Protection service

The Software Protection service is Windows 8 has a long, unhelpful description: Enables the download, installation and enforcement of digital licenses for Windows and Windows applications. If the ...
0
votes
1answer
179 views

Windows 10 Updater doesn't work (0x80080005) and Windows updater service won't start (0x80070002)

I'm at my wits end with this issue... I heard the news of a big Win10 update hitting soon and I wanted to check if I had it already. To my surprise, my system last update was the 6th of October... ...
0
votes
1answer
371 views

Set default Bluetooth service for a device (“Listen to Music” vs. “VoIP”)

I have a Bluetooth headset that pairs and connects fine. But every time I restart the computer and turn on the headset, it defaults to "Forward VoIP Calls to Handsfree", which has a very poor ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Use angular with Web Api or WCF?

Working in a shop that does primarily WPF desktop apps with WCF. I was hired to do some web stuff, I am familiar with web api, but have never done WCF. I am starting a new SPA using Angular. I ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

A service when run as Local Service gets stopped in Windows 2008

A service associated with a Java application deployed in my system runs fine when it is running with Local System account but I want to run it with Local Service. I changed from Local System account ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

Convert jpeg quality to 80% using automator

I want to make a automator script that goes trough a folder with subfolders and convert all .JPEG (or .JPG) to the same JPEG, but with a quality of 80%. There is no option in Automator it self like ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Need command to edit a service's log on to Local System Account

When you right click a service in services.msc and go to properties and Log On, it lets you change it to Local System account, how can I switch to that setting with a batch command, I want to switch ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Assigning keyboard shortcut to OSX's “New Terminal at Folder” service does not work

I often use right click > Services > New Terminal at Folder to do terminal commands at particular place so now I wanted to assign a keyboard shortcut to it. However, no matter what shortcut I ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Windows Service that depends on another absent service

What happens to a Windows service if we delete other services that it depends on? Or, add a dependency to a service name that doesn't exist. Is it even possible? What if the service is already ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Windows wireless service not running error 193:Oxc1

I have Lenovo Y 50-70 laptop,windows 8.1, after windows update wifi doesn't work anymore. I checked router, adapter driver and both ok. I try to diagnostic and got massage: windows wireless service ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

DD-WRT on Linksys WRT54Gv8 has no sshd or Rflow options

I'm playing with open source firmware for the first time, and seem to have dd-wrt running successfully on a linksys cascading off my main router (which for fear of bricking, I have not flashed yet). ...
0
votes
1answer
701 views

Windows 8.1 Metro Apps Not Working (Including Built-In Ones Like “Computer Settings”)

I don't care about 3rd party metro applications, but i can't enter "Computer Settings" either.. When i enter control panel/User Accounts/ and click to "add a new user" some metro ui tries to open ...
0
votes
1answer
269 views

sysvinit postfix startup script - only called with “status” argument

I'm having a problem with postfix not starting up on boot. boot.log doesn't show any information whatsoever. Starting the postfix service afterwards works as expected. I added debug information to ...
0
votes
1answer
457 views

How to export current network configuration that I have on my System Preferences on mac os x?

I want to export all my configuration on my services on System Preferences and change all of them by export and importing all at ones. How to export and import all services and configuration for each ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Nginx service stops every one hour

I have a DirectAdmin server configure with nginx service as reverse proxy. Everything runs pretty good for several months and years. Since yesterday, DirectAdmin send me each hour on the 17th minute ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to resolve Apache Service path conflict - running both Apache and portable XAMPP on Windows 7

I've got Apache 2.4.7 (Win32) running on Windows 7 and a visiting portable XAMPP on an external drive. After resolving the port issues I'm "only" down with having the "Apache/MySQL Service detected ...
0
votes
1answer
54 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
533 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?
0
votes
1answer
259 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

Task Adobe Flash Player Updater creates network slowness?

Does the task "Adobe Flash Player Updater" ( this task gets in the PC when Flash player is installed and runs by default each hour Task Scheduler C:\Winnt\Tasks). might be the cause of local ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

How to effectively manage 1341 saved links on pinboard?

I've 'recently' started using Pinboard + Shiori (OSX link searching app, syncs with your pinboard account) as link bookmarking and searching setup. Searching works incredibly well with Shiori. My ...
0
votes
1answer
347 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, ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

How to check the warning in linux service status?

If I do: $ sudo service <service_name> status outputs: [warn] <service_name> is running... ... (warning) but it doesn't say what warning it is. How can I check what warning is about? ...
0
votes
1answer
286 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Can I create a service in Automator that will run without having a file selected?

When creating services in automator, the topmost options is "Service receives selected..." Is there a way to create a service that just works on the currently open finder window, without having a file ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Can I use Group Policy or another method to determine which Services startup by User or Group?

We have an application that we use that loads as a service on logon, and I'd like to disable the service from running when an Administrator logs in to their account. I've done some research and ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Problems with Apache Service

I am running Windows 7 and I was trying to uninstall Apache version 2.0.63 and install the Apache 2.0.54 version. Everytime I tried to install the 2.0.54 version it showed that the service was ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

How can I connect to a home automation web controller?

I've bought a remote web controller for home automation. I'd like to write a client software by myself, because the built in interface is ugly & not user friendly. Thus, I'd like to find the ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

“svhost(netsvc)” is using about 40-80% CPU when the system starts

My CPU usage is constantly at 40% (maximum 95%) most of the time when I start my PC. It continues to work at this rate for about 15-25 minutes. I checked the performance monitor and found out that ...
0
votes
1answer
540 views

Get error messages from server

I want to start a service via xinetd but it does not work. That means immediately after starting the service it is stopped again: Sep 23 19:16:39 sektor xinetd[556]: START: service pid=559 ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Enable MySQL at system startup

I'm running a ubuntu 10.04 box. I want to enable Mysql on startup. Typically, I used the following command: #update-rc.d mysql defaults Mysql still doesn't start when system boots. Suggestions?
0
votes
1answer
452 views

issues adding print drivers (Xerox 3250, 4510, 8560) to a terminal server so I can print from it

After remoting into another company's site (using Open VPN) and connecting to a machine their end to access their Accounts databases, I realised my printers hadn't been carried over by Terminal ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I remove services for applications that I have uninstalled? They persist no matter what I've tried

Since Snow Leopard and now Lion, services can be controlled via System preferences > Keyboard. I have plenty of apps which have installed services and when I uninstall them, with cleanapp, they still ...
0
votes
1answer
388 views

Win7 on eeePc 1008HA. How to have SHE and hotkey services run on startup?

I've got everything running on my eeePc. Win 7 Pro and the latest versions of the respective tools. Unfortunately when i installed them they didnt add the services to autostart. After booting I can ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

how to create a service for node.js in centOS

I am trying to turn my node.js server into a service. I have tried a few different ways, but have not had any success yet. Is there anyone who is able to help me out with this? Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
270 views

Is there a problem with Windows 7 64-bit stopping service?

I have found on Windows 7 64-bit machines that sometimes a service is unable to stop within a reasonable amount of time. This is causing issues with a client-server application when trying to ...
0
votes
1answer
623 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. ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

Added and removed a custom service, but the keybinding is still stuck?

I created a custom service in Automator to open a new finder window from whatever app I'm in, and assigned it to CMD+E (I was trying to get the WIN+E effect from Windows.) I tried it for a few days, ...
0
votes
1answer
672 views

SQL Server service could not be run after installing Microsoft security essentials

I had a SQL server 2008 (Express edition) installation in my Windows 7 (64 bit) and it was working fine. Couple of days back,i installed Microsoft Security Essentials and now when i try to open my ...
0
votes
1answer
575 views

What is the best way to optimize my Windows-7 services for WAMP?

Any recommendations on the best services to run (or not run) on a Windows-7 machine when running WAMP? I feel like I have most of the background tasks minimal so I can get the full use. (3% usage) ...
0
votes
1answer
811 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Windows service fails to start with custom user until started once with local user

All of a sudden my Windows service application after installation does not start. (Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do.) The service uses a custom user. If I change the ...
-1
votes
1answer
60 views

How to keep different profiles for running windows services?

I am looking for a tool to disable numerous windows services when I need (say I'm developing and need full power, so I can disable Fingerprint services, etc). I now need to keep track of which ones I ...
-1
votes
1answer
80 views

windows audio running but no notification bar icon

Windows 7 64bit, VIA audio chipset I just updated some of my drivers using IObit Driver Booster (which is a recognized software developer group), but since the update, I noticed no audio icon on my ...
-1
votes
1answer
702 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 ...