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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 ...
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Windows 7 services terminate unexpectedly

I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit and recently started to have problems with my sound and network connection. According to the logs, the following four services keep on terminating at random times, but ...
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Can I configure windows search service only for Outlook, but NOT SearchIndexer?

Outlook 2010 seem to rely it's search features on windows search, in windows 7. I want to disable SearchIndexer.exe from indexing my hard drives, permamently. However I wish to keep the search ...
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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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Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

I would like to increase the default 30s service timeout period on my Windows 7 64bit system. My SQL Server Express service fails to start a lot of times on boot. I found these instructions: ...
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runas with /savecred not working from windows service

I have a Windows service (our integration build software) that tries to run a batch file using runas /savecred. I ran the command from the command-line and provided the password. When I execute it ...
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Windows Services: How to determine which library or driver is causing the leak?

I am getting a memory leak for a USB device and am trying to find out what drivers are being loaded by a windows service so I can go after that manufacturer for a fix. The memory leak is slow (aprox ...
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SQL server Srevive(MSSQLSERVER) not start

i want to SQL server 2008 Enterprise Edition on my Dell N5110 Laptop With windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit edition. when i click "setup" in installation DVD below Error appear: anyway i click ...
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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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Why/how is svchost.exe using 6.5GB of memory?

What is going on here? I have almost nothing running. By almost nothing, I mean Firefox, and some background network applications that are entirely passive and would never use this much memory. ...
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Exchange 2003 - Virtual Pop Service doesn't restart

I have an interesting issue with one of the servers I look after. When the server is rebooted the POP3 virtual server under Exchange System Manager does not start but the POP3 services under windows ...
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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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Determining the cause of a Windows Service state change

How can the process/service that started or stopped a service be determined? For example, I am finding that recently, the Computer Browser, Server, and Workstation services (as well as the ...
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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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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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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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How do I disable Sharp's Network scanning tool from startup?

I have Sharp's Network Scanning tool installed on my system however since I rarely use the printer I'd rather not have this scanning tool running in my system tray always. I can manually right-click ...
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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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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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Windows Security Center Service is missing

I am trying to fix a Windows 7 machine here that has been infected with all kinds of Malware. I have removed all of them as far as I can see but I am stumped by one last task. One little bugger ...
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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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Windows 8 / Live ID / Service logon credentials

Which logon credentials can one use to run a windows service with different permissions than "Local System" when the user is logged in using his Windows Live ID? I have developed a windows service ...
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Service recovery not triggered on “A timeout was reached” error for a .NET service?

A C# service that I have authored will occasionally not automatically start on VMs that are booting up -- we see the "A timeout was reached while waiting for the service to connect" entry in the Event ...
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Run a scheduled task after a Windows service is started

I want to run a scheduled task every time after a given service is started. I have looked for a way to set a trigger on a service start, so that the service in question may be started automatically ...
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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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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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Windows service fails to start with local user until password is entered again in logon tab

Basically we have a service where we use a local account as its logon. it has all the proper permissions, and everything is working fine, service starts and runs and all is good. Then one day, after ...
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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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identifying windows service

On my win7 machine when I watch a movie in XBMC, once per hour the desktop regains the focus. The movie keeps playing, but in the background now, so I can only hear it. It is quite irritating. I ...
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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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Local service accounts

Normally we create service accounts in Active Directory, and if we install things like SQL Server, etc, we set the software services we set them to use those service accounts. The service accounts ...
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Unable to Change NT Service Startup Type

I installed Oracle recently on my Windows 7 laptop, and would like to change the services to startup manually (rather than automatically) because they use something like 1GB of ram. I'm unable to ...
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How to completely remove MySQL from a windows 7 machine

I'm new to MySQL struggling to find a version and workbench which works stably on my 64 bit windows 7 machine. I've decided to attempt to completely remove MySQL from my machine and to restart the ...
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Sound entirely stopped working on Windows 8 on a Macbook Pro

I am currently running Windows 8 (downloaded from DreamSpark) on a Macbook Pro. This worked fine for a while but suddenly all audio stopped working. When I go to "Playback devices" and hit "Test" on ...
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Blank list of windows services

Recently when I open windows services (always as administrator) I get a blank list of services: When I try and click on one of the empty lines I get this "Script Error" message: This happens ...
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Batch files to install Windows Service as Administrator

I'm trying to automate the install of a Windows Service for when I'm testing it locally. It is built in .NET... I'd usually open the Visual Studio Command Prompt as Administrator and then type the ...
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Windows 7: The audio service is not running?

Why isn't my audio service running? It's so random. Sometimes I am able to change my PC volumn, other times I am not. I've restarted the following services: Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Multimedia ...
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Edit windows service to log on as specific user using a batch script

I have several programs that are installed as a service. By default, after installation, the service runs as Local System Account. I can change it through services.msc, service properties to the ...
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Run Windows services without administrator privileges

How can I start and stop Windows 2008 services without administrator privileges? I want to give a non-admininstrator user rights to start and stop Windows services.
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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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In Windows 7 Home Premium, is it possible to grant a user account the “log on as a service” right and if so, how?

The title says it all. I need to have the ability for a local user account to log on as a service on a computer running Windows 7 Home Premium. In Windows 7 Ultimate, this is accomplished by going to ...