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How to Create Local Windows Desktop Service Accounts?

Question: In Windows Home / Professional, (Windows 10), what is the recommended way to create a Local Service Account? Is there any documentation for this? (Powershell, GUI, etc). Clarification: ...
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Windows Sound Service Lenovo 20A7 X1 Carbon

So I have an issue with several users who's Windows Sound service cuts out. I can restart the service and sound will resume. The issue was initially resolved by updating the BIOS on one of the ...
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Start command-line application as service

I have a exe program and I would like to create a new service in a WinNT system. This program is a tiny command-line ftpserver. I tried this command: sc create testFtp binPath="c:\ftpdmin.exe" ...
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How can I prevent background programs from using my internet? [duplicate]

I'm using windows 10. Many background programs / software are using my internet such as: Windows update, svchost.exe(netsvcs) , service host and some other programs. I tried some solutions like this ...
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Disable Office 365 on Windows boot

I disabled the booting Office 365 when Windows boots using AVG PC Tuneup. I find it unnessecary to have an Office service running all the time when I barely use office. But when I disable this, I ...
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How to create service from commandline and providing LanmanWorkstation password?

I'm creating a service: sc create myservice binPath= "\\server\share\MyService.exe" DisplayName= "My service" start= delayed-auto depend= LanmanWorkstation obj= .\MYUSER password= MYPASS [SC] ...
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Permissions required for an account to use a Windows Service

I want to know if there are any specific permissions required on an account to use a Windows Service. Note that I am not talking about starting and stopping a service, I am talking about the account ...
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Does Windows ever stop services when resuming from sleep?

I'm running on windows 8. Occasionally, when I resume from sleep, my service gets a stop request through the SCM (call to SvcCtrlHandler with SERVICE_CONTROL_STOP). I wasn't able to trace the source ...
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Windows 10 updates won't start. Stuck at zero percent

I have upgraded to Windows 10 a few months ago. It seems like I am having a lot of problems with my Windows 10. I am now trying to install an update to Windows 10. The updates won't work at all. It's ...
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A timeout (200000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the lmhosts service

In Windows Even Viewer is logged this error: A timeout (200000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the lmhosts service. My system is Win7-64. What's the issue?
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Cannot start SFC

Trying to run sfc /scannow on a Windows 7 Pro x64 PC and get the following error: Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service. Tried running net start trustedinstaller to fix the ...
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VMware services not triggered on by starting the application

I have VMware Station 10 installed on Windows 10 64 bit. I am setting all the VMware services to Manual as I want to speed up my system bootup. I was expecting when I start VMware itself, the services ...
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WIndows Event Log Service is stopped whenever i start my PC

I have 32bit Windows 7 Ultimate. From recent time i have been facing issue of Some windows services not starting. The services which i will highlight will be Windows Event Log, Remote Access Auto ...
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Run Tomcat in exe startup mode

I'm configuring Tomcat to run as a service and I wanted to know what is an exe startup mode and what should I specify in image path field, should it be a java executable or Tomcat.exe? I tried both ...
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Delete a service? [duplicate]

Having problem with uninstalling a program, what I usually do is delet all its files and folders and then manually clean the registry for remains, and then use ccleaner to rectify remaining obselete ...
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How do i run a windows command as a service?

I'm using Windows 7. I run this command in a command prompt to start a memcached server ... memcached.exe -d start However, I woudl liek to set things up to run this command automatically when my ...
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set Windows Defender protection in manual mode in Windows 10

I would like to set the Windows Defender protection service in manual mode (NOT disabled completely) so that: when Windows starts it is disabled i can run custom scans with MpCmdRun.exe i can ...
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Fail to start NET.Tcp Port Service

I can't start the following windows services on my Win 7 machine. When I try to start the service of Net.Tcp Port Sharing service, I got the error: The Service on local computer started and then ...
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How to change windows service name after creating it

I have created windows service for tomcat server and it is running well but now I want to change service name without deleting it. so is there any cmd\GUI steps to change service name?
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How to run a service account without user password?

I regularly change user-account password, after doing so I have to manually update Fiddler -It's a web debugging proxy- service account credentials. Is there a way to create/run Fiddler service ...
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Could not establish secure channel for SSL/TLS with authority 'xx.xx.xx.xx'

A windows service needs to connect to a server through mutual authentication. Same service needs to be run as local system account for IO operation. When it's run as local system account, Could not ...
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How to block only one instance of Svchost from accessing to Internet?

I'm looking for a way to block a Windows service that runs under svchost.exe process from accessing to Internet. I can't block the whole process because it will break other things. I just want to ...
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Add Service Account to Folder Permissions in Server 2012 R2

Need to add a Service Account (these are special accounts for which the password is automatically generated by Windows), to folder permissions. When I paste the user name from the service login ...
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why is nvbackend.exe accessing matlab's help files and many other files it shouldn't care about?

I have noticed this process has been accesing random files on my harddrive, like a virus scanner would do. Is there any legitimate reason why nVidia would want to scan all those files on my hard ...
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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 ...
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Schedule a task to run before a service starts

I would like to ensure that a task runs before a particular service is started. (The service is "automatic"). Is there any way to do this? I could schedule a task to run on startup, and just pray. ...
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Stop/start a Windows service with a specific path?

I would like to create some scripts (Windows Batch or PowerShell, whichever will work) that can stop and start services that have their binPath in a specific folder. It will speed things up when ...
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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 ...
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Why %USERDOMAIN% is not “NT AUTHORITY” for SYSTEM user?

Running the following command set USERDOMAIN set USERNAME in a Windows service will return USERDOMAIN=MY_CORPORATE_DOMAIN USERNAME=SYSTEM But my service was running in "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM". ...
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How do I extract a list of services AND what account they run as?

The emphasis of this question is on the second half. I know how to extract a list of all the services and how to filter on their state. However, what I am unsure how to do is to extract the user ...
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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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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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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 ...