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call .exe/.bat from inside windows-services using runAs.exe [on hold]

I am trying to launch a console application from windows service (i am aware it is not advisable and is tricky but still). searching around, i found that it should be launched with a user context and ...
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How to start an external process in a ruby windows service?

I use this as a template to start an external task from a service LOG_FILE = 'C:\\Tmp\\win32_daemon_test.log' begin require 'rubygems' require 'win32/daemon' include Win32 class DemoDaemon ...
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Windows 8.1 and Android Lollipop USB Tethering strange behavior

I have a problem under Windows 8.1 when I try to use internet through an Android USB Tethering... I have a nexus 5 and when I enabled the USB Tethering, it works fine (I can navigate and use ...
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Add new dependency to a Windows Service that already has dependencies

I want to add via Batch script a new service-dependency to an existing service with old dependencies, without deleting these dependencies. I know the command sc config ServiceA depend= ...
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If I want to change the binaries of a Windows Service, do I need to reinstall it, or can I just restart it?

I will occasionally need to update a service on a Windows machine. I currently have admin access, but wont in the future. I've done some quick testing and found that it still manages to work if I just ...
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Wsservice fails while attempting to fix Windows Store 8.1

My Metro Apps are not loading. They return: This App can't run Using this command in Powershell: powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register ...
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SQL Server service dependency not working

I have an service that tries to connect to a MSSQL DB on startup, but when I start the computer it throws an error becouse it's not able to connect to the DB. This happens becouse the specific DB was ...
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my script wont work for windows service recovery

I can seem to get this setting to work. My asfh.vbs looks like this: Dim objShell Set objShell = WScript.CreateObject( "WScript.Shell" ) objShell.Run("iexplore") Set objShell = Nothing I crash ...
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Java service won't start when using srvany.exe and Java 8

I have a couple of Java applications that I run as services on my work machine using srvany.exe. After resolving a previous issue, this system hasn't caused any major problems for us. However, after ...
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What can speed up Windows shutdown?

What steps can I take to speed up the shutdown of my Windows 7 workstation? I have tried setting to 0 the ClearPageFileAtShtudown registry setting with some improvement. Here is the rest of the ...
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Windows System Sounds not playing (Windows 8.1 x64)

In the Volume Mixer, when I drag the "Speakers" master volume level slider, I hear the expected Ding. But When I drag the System Sounds slider, nothing. Sound from applications is working normally. I ...
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Stopping (and starting) remote services when MS SQLServer stops/is available

We have an application (windows service, Java) running on server A and MS SQLServer 2008R2 running on server B. What's the best way to stop the application on server A if the SQLServer on server B ...
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Launching Google Chrome 38 in background using node and socket-io

I need to launch google chrome in the background using service that will be using AD user. Windows service is running node.js and i'm launching Chrome by request via Socket-io. Chrome should open ...
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Windows Process Activation Service requiring temp file in inetpub

I was looking to delete inetpub from my windows 8.1 laptop, which I have absolutely no need for IIS or anything involved with it. There was only a few things in inetpub to begin with, but one specific ...
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Unable to see storage devices on Resource Monitor

I have a small problem after fixing some sync issues with my SSDs. It seems that I am unable to see storage devices on "Storage" on Resource Monitor's Disk tab. I can only see the consolidated Disk ...
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WMI StartService Parameter

I'm currently using WMI to start a service, which is nice. But additionally, I would like to send a start-up parameter to this service. Is there anyway to do this using WMI? I couldn't find anything ...
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Which vista services can be disabled without problems?

I use Vista on a HP pavilion DV2 laptop. When I look through all the services my laptop starts, it really seems there's way too much of it. I multi boot with XP and 7. Both startup in 40 seconds. ...
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PostgreSQL service password is reset after each Windows update

Daminion Server (the server based photo management software) installation insludes the PostgreSQL installation. All is Ok after installing the both Daminion and PostgreSQL services. However after ...
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Windows Firewall fails to launch, error 5 - like KB943996, but fix not working

Environment Windows 7 Professional SP1 PL, domain-joined. Problem Since 2014-06-12, several of our computers (but definitely not all, not yet at least) embraced a problem with printer sharing, ...
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How do I make an exe into a service on Windows?

I recently made an application that has multiple parts. One of the parts is a networking tool - it always starts with the OS, and it never displays any sort of message. It does, however, start an ...
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Run a non-GUI application as a service in windows 8

I have done this in linux and it was pretty easy but in windows I'm lost! Is there any way to run a command line application in windows as a service? My goal is to run tor in the background without ...
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Windows Service stops on Server Patch

I'm a developer that has a Windows Service that runs on a production server that sends emails that are entered into a database on a database server. Although the service is set to start automatically, ...
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What can a service do on Windows?

What kind malware/spyware could someone put into a service that doesn't have it's own process on windows? I mean services that use svchost.exe for example, like this: Could a service spy on my ...
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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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Can you do permanent damage when disabling services at startup using the “msconfig” utility in Windows?

Does disabling Windows startup services in the msconfig utility make a noticeable difference in boot time? Also, can you do permanent/irreversible damage to the operating system by disabling core ...
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How to install printer which should be accessible from windows service?

My application started as a windows service which does not see printer installed on my PC. But if this application is started as a regular windows application it can see this printer. How can I ...
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Installing a Windows Service without Visual Studio's installutil.exe

In a few days I'll be installing a Windows Service I developed on my development machine (which ultimately hosts a WCF-over-SOAP service) on a staging machine. Since I have Visual Studio 2013, I can ...
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How to launch python script as a windows Services

Using python 2.7 and windows 7. I have a python file(.py). I want to launch this script as a windows services, i.e. this code will keep on running from start to end and never terminate. I can convert ...
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How can I select what user account will run a Windows service (run as) from command-line?

As one of the steps for installing CRON daemon for CygWin in Windows, it is worthful (not mandatory on WinXP, but seems to be greatly adviced since Win7) to change (along with some others ...
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ex.ter.nal.ip:8081 changes to localhost:8081

Asked this question on Server Fault before, but got redirected to here. Hope this is the right place to ask this question. I installed YouTrack from Jetbrains on my Windows 7 machine, which works ...
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What service responsible for VPN server?

I have this VPN server on my OS and when I send my computer to sleep and return it from one, the server stops to receive incoming connections. So I reboot it and it works again. Either that or I can ...
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Windows Update service missing

Hello this is very strange. Some of our customers fail to install IE10 and I found out it is because the Windows Update service is not there at all (in services.msc). Microsoft fix-it for Windows ...
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An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled

I want to share my lan internet connection over my hosted network. But it's being failed due to An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled... I found this post but all the ...
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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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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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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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How can I run a non-service EXE on Windows XP as a service that will always run and automatically restart?

I have an executable (unison.exe in server mode) that I wish to run as automatically starting service on a Windows XP machine. I've installed it using the instsrv.exe and anysrv.exe method (tools ...
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Group policy - restart specific service if it stops

If you want to restart a service if it fails on a single computer this is done by changing a setting on the service in services.msc. But the same option does not seem to exist when you want to do the ...
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Windows Backup service spawning endlessly and occupying processor

System is Windows 8.1 (Upgraded from 8). Windows Backup or "FileHistory" (as it seems to be named now) is deactivated - and always was. Problem: A service process named "Microsoft Windows Backup" is ...
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Get the Windows Scheduler's Location Or Code?

Today i got a task to find the scheduler that is running once in a month, actually I have to change its running time period to once a week. I have searched for it in the Windows scheduled tasks, but ...
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Identifying Windows service generating network traffic

Windows services run within host processes. Observing the traffic using Windows 8's Resource Monitor, I see traffic generated by svchost.exe (netsvcs). It appears to be directed towards an IP address ...
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windows xp , 7 service interactive with each logged in user but ran as admin / service

I am a Java developer and what this for my application. This is more of a windows issue than of Java. It has been one week x 8 hours a day or more since I am only at this issue, listening to other ...
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Problems after installing Microsoft Services for UNIX

I had Cygwin installed and everything worked liked a charm. At some point I installed Microsoft Services for UNIX on my computer and the problems started. When I open up a commnad shell an wanna try ...
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After 5 minutes desktop boot, some program(s) starts on Windows 7

The system is Windows 7, 32 bits. I have started only Thunderbird, Skype, 7 Sticky Notes and Look'n'Stop firewall. 5 minutes after system boot and full desktop load, I get a busy cursor, the windows ...
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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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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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Windows Application Experience service - could it be the cause of a crash?

I am investigating a crash in an application (as a developer of the application). One of the things that happens at the time of the crash is that the Application Experience service starts. I am ...
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Is it safe to restart virtual disk service?

Will it cause any problems to restart virtual disk service? What does it do? We have a USB hard drive that does not appear in my computer or disk manager, but does appear in device manager. My ...
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Need to start my application on Windows logon screen

I have a problem. I have a GSM device and I wrote an application in C#. The app continuously receives SMSs and stores them in a database, but when Windows gets restarted, I have to explicitly login ...
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php-cgi.exe as a windows service

I am trying to start PHP as a service, I run this command: C:\Windows\system32>sc create PHPSERVER binpath= "C:\php\php-cgi.exe -b 127.0.0.1:9000" start= auto [SC] CreateService SUCCESS But the ...