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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 servcis....
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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 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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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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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 https://www.microsoft.com/download/en/...
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Is it normal for scheduled task behaviour to differ from running the batch file manually?

I have a windows service that I need to stop and start every 30 minutes using a Windows Scheduled Task. The service itself can be manually stopped via the Services management console (right-click -> ...
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Power Service seems linked to continuous cycling of “Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working” post start up of Windows 7 Machine

Ok, this one really has me flummoxed, so I thought I would turn to the world that the StackExchange network and see if I could find some help. I am currently running a Windows 7 Ultimate N 64 Bit ...
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What's the best Windows service to record / stream images from a webcam?

I have a machine running Windows 7 Home Premium with a pair of webcams attached. I need to take a snapshot once every 5 mins or so from each camera and allow streaming of the live feed over a network....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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what is the reason behind window service stopped ,whether its due to LAN problems or any other issues

I have a windowservice which named Trunk which stopped one day I just want to know the reason behind it? This is an entry in the logs, Nov 25 15:54:52.157 :Trunk-1516:Trunk:Stopping Trunk. Nov 25 ...