Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.60, by Dr. Herong Yang

"services.msc" - Stoping and Starting Services

This section provides a tutorial example on how to stop and start an installed program service using the Services Console 'services.msc'.

If you want to stop or start a service on the service console, you can use the "Stop" or "Start" button on the service properties dialog box.

Here is tutorial example on how to stop and start the Google Updater Service:

1. Start the services console.

2. Double click on the service name "Google Updater Service" The service properties dialog box shows up with Start and Stop buttons as shown in this picture:
Starting and Stoping Services

3. Click the "Stop" button, if the service has been started already and you want to stop it now.

4. Click the "Start" button, if the service has been stopped already and you want to start it now.

Note that you can not start a service that has the startup type set to "Disabled".

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Tutorial Book

 Introduction to Microsoft Windows

 Introduction to Windows Explorer

 Introduction to Internet Explorer

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

 IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

Configuring and Managing System Services

 What Are Windows Services and Related Programs?

 The Life Cycle of A Service - "Google Updater"

 Installed Services in System Registry

 "sc.exe" - A Command Line Tool to Manage Services

 "sc.exe query type= driver" - All Device Driver Services

 "sc.exe query type= service" - All Application Program Services

 "sc.exe query/start/stop" - Query, Start or Stop Services

 "sc.exe create/delete" - Create or Delete Services

 "services.msc" - Program Services Console

"services.msc" - Stoping and Starting Services

 "services.msc" - Disabling Services

 "Task Manger" - Ending a Service Process

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Java on Windows

 Glossary of Terms

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version

"services.msc" - Stoping and Starting Services - Updated in 2014, by Dr. Herong Yang