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What would disable a hardware profile associated with Windows service?

Had a client application fail and when I checked the server processes I noticed that one of the critical application services was not running. Went into the services control panel and found that the ...
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srvstart.exe based service start and then shutdown. [win7-64]

I tried to create a service to launch an app as a service with srvstart.exe using this syntax SC CREATE myapp DisplayName= "myapp" binPath= “srvstart.exe myapp -c E:\Systema\myapp\myapp.ini” start= ...
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What could cause a disabled Windows service to become re-enabled?

I have a dev and test Windows2003 Server, and on both of which I'm upgrading ColdFusion from version 8 to version 10. The differences between the two versions mean that I can install 10 alongside 8, ...
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What core environment variables should be set for a Windows service?

When using a service manager like srvany or nssm to run a normal program as a service, you can set the program's environment using the registry as documented here: ...
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WIN32 services dependencies

I know this has been handled before but I'm not getting a clear answer from this question. I have a service that depends on the print spooler.Every now and then, the spooler crashes...(luckily not ...
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For a service created, Local system account have not enough credentials?

Somebody created a service which runs an exe (in VB6). My part was to create this exe. If I run the exe using a bat file (exeApplication parameters), my program works fine. If I execute the service ...
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Disable all installers, but still be able to install via intune

So, here's my conundrum. I have about 500 pc's out in the field that aren't on a domain (yep, I know. I didn't set up the network) and I'm trying to manage them via InTune. These computers are all ...
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Windows Services Error 1053

I'm running Windows 7 and have VirutalBox installed. I have an Ubuntu server running in a VM. I would like this VM to start up with the machine and run as a service in the background. You can launch a ...
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Restart a windows service - “restart the service” didn't help me

I have a windows service which crashes sometimes. I have to restart once it happens. So I set "restart the service" on the tab titled "recovery" for first failure, second failure and subsequent ...
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How to reset Services.msc console

After updating to Internet Explorer 9 on a Server 2008 R2 SP1 box, I noticed that my services.msc console looked a little off. If you check out the screenshot ...
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Running a service

I have a service that exports a file to a location on the server, however I need this service to be able to copy the file to another domain as well as the current one. I have attempted to run the ...
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Which one of these SVChost services could be causing problematic intermittent CPU usage,

I have an Amazon EC2 Windows server 2012 RTM, /w MSSQL 2012. I've finally got my Web application hosted and its slow. I canconfirm that IIS is not causing issues. I've noticed every 3-4 seconds my ...
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Server Lifecycle But Still Providing Unidentified Services [closed]

I have this older HP ProLiant server that needs to be lifecycled, but there are still some services that are apparently running on it. There are only a few workstations that are being serviced by this ...
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sc command with wildcard

I have a commercial software that installed a lot of service started with the same prefix, i.e Product Service A, Product Service B ... Now I need to stop all these services, but sc doesn't seem to ...
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Granting service control manager access permission to user outside of administrator group

I have a user outside of administrator group. How can I grant service control manager access permission for that (specific) user? It's like SC_MANAGER_ALL_ACCESS from the following link: ...
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NET START command not passing parameters in Windows Server 2008

My application calls a Stored Procedure, through the stored procedure I am calling a Windows Service using the NET START command as follows: SELECT @Cmd = 'Net Start ServiceName /"' + @param1 + '" ...
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Cannot administer services on remote Windows machine due to security issue

I have a Windows 2008 machine A with Administrator account X. I have another Windows 2008 machine B with Administrator account Y. Both machines have an account Z, with same username and password on ...
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access mapped network drive from a windows (2003) service

I have an application that uses files on a network drive (K:) that normally is connected during user logon via net use K: \myserver\myshare .... The same files should be accessed by a windows service ...
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How to find out the .exe running behind a service with cmd.exe?

If I see svchost.exe having the PID 840, how do I get the information which .exe runs behind the service with cmd.exe on Windows Server 2003? If possible without Sysinternals tools.
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Need to install windows service across a domain

Our IT dept wants to roll out a windows service across all machines on its domain. The machines are running Windows XP. Is this possible? Also, is it possible to have targetted rollout to a subset of ...
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Windows Services don't automatically start after reboot?

We've got some Windows services written in .NET. They start fine manually within the services mmc, but despite being set to Automatic, they never start when powering on (or rebooting) the machine. ...
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LicenseService changes itself from disabled to automatic and starts up service

I have Windows SBS 2003 which has LicenseService (llssrv.exe) in services running. As per Microsoft recommendation I disabled this service and stopped it just to notice it's Started again and set to ...
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Windows Service Management from the Command Line: correct start type?

Services can be disabled using msconfig, and then enabled at a later time. I found that they can also be enabled or disabled using sc config commands, by setting the start option as disabled or one ...
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How do I stop IIS7.5 starting by default?

I am doing a lot of work using the XAMPP stack, but every time I restart my machine, I have to manually stop IIS before I can start Apache. I can't find a service for IIS to configure not start ...
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Want to move windows sharepoint services 2 database from sql server 2005 to sql server 2008

I Want to move windows sharepoint services 2 database which is currently running on sql server 2005 (Same server for WSS and sql server) to a separate Sql Server 2008 r2 (Clustered servers). The ...
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TaskKill very slow

I have a batch file which uses taskkill to stop several services. The commands look like this: taskkill /s \\myServer /f /fi "Services eq MyService" The problem is that each command takes a really ...
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Permissions for Start/Stop Services on Windows (2008R2)

where on a Windows Server (2008R2 or before) can I find the permissions (allow/deny) who can actually start/stop services? Not to change the credentials which should be used by the service - just ...
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how to stop a starting windows service?

Is there a way to stop a windows service that its status is "Starting"? I'm working on Windows 7/Server 2008 and the service is running under an admin user.
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Stopping/Starting Windows services

I have four Windows services which start up automatically when the machine starts. Thereafter, I want to restart those services every 8 hours in a particular order. e.g. Stop s1,s2,s3,s4 and than ...
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Any way to speed up the Services Management Console remote connection?

I want to manage the Windows Services running on a server from my machine, so I do the following: open my local Services Management Console (services.msc) right click the machine node and click ...
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windows administration - setting up alerts/emails for failed windows services

What are some best practices, tools sets within the Windows 2003 server that I can utilize to monitor failed application services? We basically have some 3party software that has a few services that ...
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Why can a user grant themselves the Log On As A Service right?

This article describes the (relatively laborious) steps you should go through to grant an Active Directory user the Log On As A Service right. However, if I install a service and manually specify my ...
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Services: Is there any real different between “Manual” and “Disabled”?

I was just looking at our server, thinking about disabling any Services that we're not using, and it got me wondering: Provided a Service is never called by anything to start, and it's just sat on ...
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Failed to preview report

I have a reporting services server environment in a windows server 2008 R2 . I am developing in windows 7 using report builder 3. I am able to load and save the reports but not to preview them. I'm ...
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Temp Profile Loading on computer

I am getting these errors on several different users and computers. Any ideas? {Event Type: Error Event Source: Userenv Event Category: None Event ID: 1515 Date: 2/28/2011 Time: ...
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IPCONFIG not showing external IP address - Windows Server 2008

various services such as IIS and FTP are using the external IP address without problems. Unfortunately some other apps are having difficulty validating such IP, in fact when using the ipconfig ...
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The RPC services keeps stopping

For some reason, the RPC service keeps stopping which prevents me from remoting into the server. When this happens I have to manually make my way to the server to restart it as simply starting the ...
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1answer
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How to configure permissions for win2008 task running as Network Service to stop/start a service on different system?

Well... title says it all, actually. We've got a Scheduled Task set up on a windows server 2003 box running as the Network Service, and the batch file it runs will invoke "sc" to stop and then start ...
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Some services refusing to start on Win 7 machine. What could the root cause be?

When I check msconfig, there are no services that are blocked from starting up. When I look in services.msc, the problem services have a start up type of 'Automatic', but have a blank space where ...
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sc.exe create service password issue

I have a script to create various services on our dev servers (all Windows 2008 64bit), using sc.exe. The script includes setting the user account to run the service as, but I can never get the ...
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how to disable indexing service (permanently!), on Windows 2003 R2

We have a Windows 2003 R2 server, and its c: drive keeps filling up. When I look for what's taking the space, I see an almost-2GB EDB file: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application ...
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How can I audit all of the places where a domain service account is used?

I have a number of domain service accounts that are running with more privileges than they need and I need to reduce their permissions and change all of their passwords. How can I audit all of the ...
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Intermittent problems with Windows service timing out at boot time

I'm having an odd problem where FreeSSHD doesn't start on boot about one in ten times. I'm using it on Amazon EC2 instances actually, since there's a bug in Amazon's version of Xen which makes it ...
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Install Tomcat6 as a service windows vista

I currently am installing Tomcat6 as a windows service that will be controlled by a user account that cannot login, nor is the account a member of any groups. The issue I am seeing is that the ...
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Script to disable all 3rd party services (like safe mode, but not)

I have a situation where I need to boot a VM into normal mode but disable as many services as possible. Basically we are doing a virtual to virtual conversion of the VM and the fewer services running, ...
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Give users the right to restart a service

Based on http://serverfault.com/questions/166641/how-to-give-rights-to-one-user-for-the-restart-of-a-service I've tried the command sc sdset My.Service (A;;RPWP;;;S-1-1-0) which i believe should ...
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Can a windows service be ran multiple times (using different settings)?

Can a windows service (possibly copied to multiple locations) be ran multiple times using different configurations (say for instance if the service supports commandline arguments)? A service seems to ...
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Terminal Service Bench Script (tbscript.exe) - Cannot specify password?

I'm trying to follow the testing methodology described in the Terminal Server Capacity and Scaling document using the Terminal Services Scalability Planning Tools available with the Windows Server ...
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Can a service spawn a login session? Build server woes

To run some acceptance tests on my build server, I need to have a logged in user session open (the white testing framework needs to have a "screen" to test the WPF UIs) all of the time. This is ...
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Starting/Stopping Services on a remote PC

I need to be able to remotely start and stop services on another windows machine in the domain. If I open up the "Service Manager" I can connect to the remote machine and view all its services ...