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Service with startup type automatic doesn't start after reboot

We have a custom service that runs on Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit. It has startup type of "Automatic". However, after a reboot, the service does not start automatically. It does start if we manually ...
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Set up telnet server in Windows 8.1

I want to set up a telnet server in windows 8.1 (x64). I tried using "appwiz.cpl" and checking telnet server and telnet client check boxes. Then running "services.MSC" and then changing the telnet ...
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Run a Windows service once

I have an .exe file which is a Windows service. I want to run that file, but only once. I don't want to install it, or anything like that. Is there a way to do that in Windows 10?
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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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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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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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Where is the Windows Application Experience service in Windows 10?

I'm having some file handle problems so I need to turn on the Windows Application Experience service, which is turned off by default. I've tried Run services.msc -> Application Experience but ...
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How can I disable Background intelligent transfer service (Permanently)?

I've tried to disable Background Intelligent Transfer service using two methods: RegEdit and services.msc After restarting the computer, the service runs at start-up again. How can I disable it ...
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windows 8.1 - two minute without network after boot

I have noticed (without being able to determine when it started) that on a Windows 8.1 Pro with default, unmodified system settings, the system does not have network configured when the system reaches ...
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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 internet),...
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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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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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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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Which windows services are ok to: SC Type= own?

Looking at the best answer to "How to find memory usage of individual Windows services" posted on Server Fault it looks like SC Config ServiceName Type= own is the best way to 'split-off' services ...
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How to assign permissions to manage windows service when UAC is enabled?

I have following scenario: I'm local admin on my computer with Windows 7 Enterprise and UAC enabled Computer is not in domain and is not under group policy I run some program without running it as ...
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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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Uninstall a Windows Service Framework 3.5 with a command line

I want to know how 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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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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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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Block Windows Service Access to Remote SQL Server with Firewall

So I've got a fun firewall question. We have a windows service that we have running on a Windows Server 2012 instance. It is connecting to a remote SQL Server that we do not own, among other things. ...
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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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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" start=...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...