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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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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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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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958 views

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 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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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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1answer
29 views

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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38 views

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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1answer
233 views

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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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 ...
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How do I open properties box for individual services from command line or link?

services.msc lists services. Can I open the properties box for them individually, without starting services.msc? I would like a GUI control for windows search, but do not wish to keep the ...
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What's the max Windows 7 access possible to restrict tampering with single service?

I'm developing an ADHD management system for myself. Without going into detail (and as silly as it may sound for a grown man to need something like this), I need to build a me-proof service to run on ...
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Windows 8 - All of my permissions are broken

Windows 8 user here, and when I first started up my new computer, I discovered that almost all the permissions were broken. I did not have write access to several key areas, such as the root directory ...
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1answer
570 views

Windows Service GUI Editor

I am looking for a GUI that lets me manage and edit Windows Services. The Windows control panel "Services" explorer doesn't let me do any editing of a service's set-up. I found these two ...
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2answers
133 views

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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1answer
111 views

What is the “Windows Update” service German translation?

I'm trying to enable the Windows Update service on a German Windows Vista machine. I tried translating "update" to German and looking for that but there does not appear to be anything similar. Does ...
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316 views

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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1answer
179 views

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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Service 'Windows Licensing Monitoring Service (WLMS)' cannot be started

Since I'm looking to improve my Sharepoint knowledge, I downloaded the 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) from Microsoft ...
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1answer
493 views

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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251 views

How can I enable different services for different users?

How can I disable/enable specific services from starting up on windows load for specific users on my PC? Practical example: UserA, the developer, needs to have all the services available at windows ...
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3answers
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Disable a Windows service from the command line

I want to disable a Windows service but I don't want to: Open the "Services" management console Scroll to the name of the service Right-click Properties (or double-click) Change the Startup Type: ...
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1answer
823 views

Product keeps trying to install on every startup after a fail

Product: Pervasive.SQL V8 Workgroup (v8.6) -- Error 1706.No valid source could be found for product Pervasive.SQL V8 Workgroup (v8.6). The Windows Installer cannot continue. I've looked in ...
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Broadband gets disconnected after some service fails

I have Windows XP installed on my computer which has some issues due to which "DHCP Client" service often fails, earlier I could rectify this just by starting the service, however recently I switched ...
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1answer
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Running postgres as a service on windows starts and stops immediately

Since I restarted windows to install updates, Postgres stopped starting as a service. I thought it may be a permissions so I gave everyone the ability to to modify the postgres install folder. I ...
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1answer
225 views

Where does Windows load the code for imagepath-less services?

I've got a bunch of services of the form: R3 NDProxy;NDIS Proxy; [x] R3 Ntfs;Ntfs; [x] R1 Null;Null; [x] Where normally the value after the semicolon would be the svchost group (if any) and loaded ...
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Setting windows policy for service users

I wan't to set up windows policy definitions (specifically, block access to removable media) to service users. For a regular user, I use the following definition in the registry: ...
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682 views

How to disable window service when the service doesn't accept SERVICE_ACCEPT_STOP control code?

Actually, I trying to disable terminal service in windows XP. But this service doesn't accept any control code. even SERVICE_ACCEPT_SHUTDOWN. I can't disable it in system control panel, using net ...
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Alternative to the Windows Service Manager (services.msc) which supports filtering out signed Microsoft executables?

Is there a Service Manager for Windows which allows me to easily filter out all the Microsoft services with verified signatures? I've looked at Turbo Services Manager but it doesn't have this ...
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2answers
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TeamCity Build Agent service immediately fails with 1053 'did not start in a timely fashion'

I have a Windows XP SP3 machine with a TeamCity 6.5 Build Agent I am trying to make run under a different account. However, when I try to start it, it fails immediately with the following error: ...
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599 views

How can I debug periodic 100% memory usage by services.exe?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 on a MacBook Pro via Boot Camp (i.e. it boots natively). Recently services.exe started exhibiting behavior whereby every 15 minutes or so it will ramp up over the course of ...
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Manage processes on an distributed windows computer system

I want to manage the startup / re-start and shutdown of a multi module software system running on a set of windows machines. For example: [some machines booted, some still doing so] run the whole ...
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2answers
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Windows Task Scheduler: Schedule task to run once every 10 seconds

In my windows, I want to schedule a windows service to start once every 10 seconds. I tried using the windows task scheduler but it only gives me an option to repeat the service daily, weekly and ...
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1answer
85 views

Notification area tool to manage Windows services

I have certain Windows services (mainly Apache, MySQL and Oracle) I need to use now and then. I prefer to have them disabled by default and start then manually when I want to use them. Is there a ...
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Fix Synergy so it works on Login/Locked screen

I like Synergy -- I have it set up on a mac (server) and windows 7 (client), but I have a couple problems with it on windows: I'd like it to start automatically on boot It doesn't work on the ...
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Installing MySQL database on Windows

I need to install MySQL on Windows XP. But looks like both .msi and and .zip versions require Windows admin rights to get database working. Is there any way possible to install MySQL without windows ...
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1answer
233 views

Any open source program on Windows that can monitor the life of services?

Is there any open source software for Windows that can detect the state of services that is running on Windows? The software can detect either the service is up of down. If it is down, the software ...
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Windows - Use Local Service and/or Network Service account for a windows service

I've created a window's service that monitors files on a specific directory on our Windows OS. When a file is detected, the service does some file I/O, reads the files, creates sub-directories, etc. ...
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202 views

System tray app for controlling services?

Is there a system tray app out there that provides quick access for controlling system services? I'm thinking a popup menu that lists all services on the system and provides Start/Stop/Restart ...
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2answers
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What does “delayed start” do in startup type for a Windows service?

What is the difference between Automatic and Automatic (Delayed Start) for a property setting for a Windows service? i.e. what do I gain or lose by setting my service as one or the other? Running the ...
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1answer
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We have already running windows process. How to determine what parameters it has been ran with?

For example I have a running process seen in windows task manager (.exe). I'd like to see the parameters that's been passed to the process when it was started. I do not start this proces, nor I have ...