Windows services, also referred to as NT services, are background service processes run by the Service Control Manager based on the service settings and optionally restarted as needed. Windows services are also capable of being launched on demand, based on other service dependencies.

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Change windows group permissions without the sufficient rights in a batch

I wrote a batch file, which creates multiple folders und subfolders in the current directory. The group permission of one folder is also changed. This works on my local workstation with administrator ...
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What's the best way to Deploy/Update/Control Windows services on a hundred EC2 servers?

I'm developing an image processing application running on Windows on Amazon EC2. The application is currently a console app I'm starting manually on a few machines. I'm refactoring it into a Windows ...
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What's causing the delay in my network adapter binding to the network?

I have a server that takes several minutes for the NIC to bind itself to the network upon startup (it has a statically-configured IP). This causes the WINS and Intersite Messaging services (and ...
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Application for managing arrays of windows services

I have a situation where I need to manage a set of windows services across 50-75 computers. I want to be able to see which of the services are running across them and to be able to turn them off and ...
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Starting Automatically Tomcat 7 Monitor Windows 7 / Vista

Anybody knows how is possible to start automatically Tomcat's Monitor? Tomcatw.exe with the service's Tomcat? I tried but, it does not start. I was trying to install like windows Services manually, ...
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Windows service runs file locally but not on server

I created a simple Windows service in dot net which runs a file. When I run the service locally I see the file running in the task manager just fine. However, when I run the service on the server it ...
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Log places to look for when a Vista service stops immediatly

I'm trying to diagnose why cygwin sshd service starts and stops immediately. In the Vista application event log I found: sshd: PID 3480: `sshd' service stopped, exit status: 255 It doesn't help ...
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nginx stop/reload on windows failed for Access is denied

I am running nginx on Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) as a windows service. I am using Windows Service Wrapper for that. (Actually, I have followed this tutorial: ...
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How to prevent user from logon of an account used for impersonation only?

Currently I have a windows service written in C# (running as LocalSystem) which creates a user account, needed for impersonation, by using the DirectoryEntry to add the user/password and associated ...
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Supervisord as Windows Service on Cygwin

I am attempting to run Celery as a Windows Service using Supervisord. I followed the configuration laid out on the Celery site and here. I have set up a virtual environment to run supervisord through ...
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Windows 2003 service: disable message “the memory could not be written”

I have a windows service which throws a memory related error and then restarts. Besides trying to fix the error, which is something I'm working on, I need to know how to disable this annoying message: ...
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How To Work Around Apache Bind Port 80 Error

I believe my problem is related to the order in which windows services start. I have been searching this error before posting here. We are running Windows Server 2003. Both Apache (port 80) and IIS ...
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Windows XP Service Dependency Order and SQL Express

Several years ago I built and deployed a system on XP that involved a custom written service that talked to a local 2008 SQL Express instance (that also had a CLR dependency). At the time I set up ...
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How do I set a windows service to use a parameter on restart?

I read this article passing parameters to services where it says to edit the ImagePath registry key in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\, but when I restarted my service this ...
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Running SpamAssassin as a Windows Service on Server 2012

I am trying to run spamd.exe file which runs the spamassassin for windows, as a windows service. I tried sc create spamassassin binPath="C:\Program Files (x86)\JAM Software\SpamAssassin for ...
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7024 event on Windows service shutdown

I am seeing the following event in event viewer: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"> <System> <Provider Name="Service Control Manager" ...
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Secure socket tunneling protocol service fails to start

I'm trying to start Secure socket tunneling protocol service on my VPS. My VPS has 1GB RAM, 1 CPU and Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter edition. I've tried using Services Application, and net start ...
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What can cause a service to switch from 'automatic' startup to to 'manual' startup?

We had some problem with the Windows Time Service a while ago. It was set to 'manual' startup and was not started. We set this to 'automatic' startup on every server and configured it properly to sync ...
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application trying to use net.exe to map shared folder on different domain

I am a c# developer running in to issues with a program of mine that tries to transfer files on to a shared folder on a computer which is on a different domain. i.e my windows service sits on domain ...
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How to reset Winsock without reboot

I often need to execute a Winsock reset, running netsh int ip reset and each time I have to restart the system. Is there a way to avoid that? Should I kill and restart explorer.exe? Restart some ...
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Windows Application Experience Service

On a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise server, the event log is reporting event id 7036 "The Application Experience service entered the stopped state" and then later that it has started. This occurs ...
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Configuring Service Login Credentials with Group Policy following MS14-025

With Microsoft security bulletin MS14-025, GPMC and related tools are now patched to no longer allow the use of configuration items within Group Policy Prefs that would embed obfuscated passwords. The ...
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FileSystemWatcher Exception - The network BIOS command limit has been reached

I have tried asking this question on Stackoverflow, considering it is related to programming, but it appears it is more of a server issue than anything. I have .Net framework 3.5 based application ...
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Provide a user with service start/stop permissions

I have a very basic domain that I use for development. I want to create a GPO that provides users in the Backup Operators group with start/stop permissions for two specific services on a specific ...
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Why doesn't Windows Application Log include Exception Message?

I'm a developer visiting from the SO side. I figured this question pertained more here, though I'm not sure. What's happening is, I have a Windows Service application that starts a few threads. One ...
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Access service recovery count

I am looking for a way to access a services' recovery count in Windows 2008 and 2003. From services.msc on the recovery tab you can set actions on first, second and subsequent failures. I would ...
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IIS 6 App Pools and Windows Services Won't Start

Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86) / IIS 6. I'm setting up an ASP.NET application as well as a few windows services that run under "MyServiceAccount". I'm unable, however, to get the app pool nor the ...
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Service Delay In created service Error 1053

Heya all bit of a noob when it comes to all this but I created my own service to start an EXE as a service but it keeps telling me it didnt respond in a timely fashion is there any way to give it abit ...
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CannotUnloadAppDomainException on Windows Server 2003 with .NET Service

I have a .net Windows Service that starts up and shuts down properly on Windows 7 and Windows 2003 Server. However I have one Windows 2003 Server where I get a CannotUnloadAppDomainException when ...
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How to Make a WMI call fail?

I'm a developer but I have a question that seems belongs more in the ServerFault category than StackOverflow. We have a production service that every so often tends to throw: ...
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W2K8R2 : How to safely take a Windows Service cluster resource offline

I'm looking for a safe way to take a Custom Windows Service offline. My problem is that this custom service sometimes hangs during stop. The problem will be fixed, but in the meantime, killing the ...
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How I would start correct the Windows SharePoint Services Administration service?

First of all I have 2 virtual machines, one for the Active Directory and the other one for SP Server and SQL server together. I've come across a handful of posts regarding KB934525 for Windows ...
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Supervisord Windows service started then stopped

I am trying to run Supervisord through Cygwin. The service installs/works correctly but, if I stop the windows service created, it will not start again. It will only work once after restarting the ...
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Stunnel as Windows service doesn't “start” on reboot

Running stunnel 5.03 on Windows 2008 R2. Everything is installed and working fine. I can even start/stop the service no problem... When I reboot my server stunnel service shows as started but ...
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Running a service in the console

I have a legacy application that has a service the runs as local system, and runs fine. I have a new requirement to run multiple instances of the service as every user that is logged in (could be ...
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Service hanging for some time then respond

Well I had several SharePoint 2007 web application that works as an archive storage space. I built a solution that uses SharePoint and deploy it on each web application. This solution has a viewer ...
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Service running over network : Windows cannot access the file for one of the following reasons…appears once per day, How to troubleshoot?

Our prod. setup is one web server, one sql server and one application server. On application server we have services installed which located one the sql server. We never had problems accessing the ...
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Windows 7 hangs on bootup - Culprit appears to be Network Location Awareness

We just finished our deployment of Windows 7 a few weeks ago. Everything ran great for a while. This week an issue started popping up. Random computers will hang on "Please Wait" during bootup. We can ...
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Tomcat application can't connect to Active Directory when running as a Windows service

I have a strange scenario that I haven't been able to find any details on anywhere. I have an application running in tomcat that connects to an Active Directory server that works perfectly when I ...
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ActiveMQ Apollo 1.6 service does not start the first time

I have an ActiveMQ Apache Apollo service installed on Windows 7. I xcopy a working folder from another machine, which already has its broker installed, configured, and running well. When I set the ...
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Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN service starts and then immediately stops

I'm reviewing the system log of a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine used as an Azure web role instance and I see the following messages from Service Control Manager: 2:28:28 PM The Microsoft .NET ...
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Error when starting Windows Media Services service

Installed Windows Media Service on Server 2008 R2 64 bit retail. The service will not start and I get the following message in the logs; The Windows Media Services service terminated with ...
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Windows 2003: Service executable locked after service has been deleted

When deleting a service on Windows Server 2003 (with SP2) the executable is still locked by Windows until a reboot. Even on older Windows systems (tested with xp) the executable is not locked after a ...
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Is it possible to create a Windows Service that runs a shortcut lnk file

Is it possible to create a windows service that runs the executable at the end of a shortcut to facilitate versioning? i.e. sc create MyService binPath= "shortcut.lnk"
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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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One of five services sharing an account gets logon failure

We had a recent servercrash due to power failure. Five servers went down instantly (no soft shutdown). After getting the power back, we restarted them and everything works well except that now the ...
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windows command line start mysql with --skip-networking

Following How to start a service with certain start parameters on Windows. Any ideas why the following doesn't work? sc start MySQL --skip-networking mysql -uroot -p -e "show variables like ...
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Failure running SQL2012 on Windows 8 with local service accounts

I have installed SQL2012 on a Windows 8 laptop that is on a domain. The domain includes a group policy that defines accounts that can "Log on as a service". I installed SQL Server 2012 using the ...
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Virtual accounts and computer account confusion

This Technet article speaks of Managed Service Accounts and their local equivalents called "Virtual Accounts". I understand a "Virtual Account" is an account of the form "nt service\myservice" when ...
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How to configure windows apache service to restart without WER on error?

I have an application running on a windows system with Apache 2.2.22 and php 5.3.14 and I'm getting random crashes every couple of hours with the message: Parent: child process exited with status ...