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Q&A: What’s the difference between a Windows Service and a Web Service?

I see that your website has a lot of information about Windows Services and you also make AlwaysUp Web Service. How is a Windows Service different than a Web Service? When would I use one over the other? I’m new … Continue reading

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Windows Services Memory Fix (Microsoft June 2020 Patch Tuesday)

On the second Tuesday of each month, Microsoft releases the latest security updates for Windows, Windows Server, and other products. This monthly event is dubbed Patch Tuesday. The June 2020 Patch Tuesday update fixes a whopping 129 important defects. It’s … Continue reading

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Essential Windows Services: Windows Update (wuauserv)

In this article… What is the Windows Update service? Is it safe to disable the Windows Update service? How do I disable the Windows Update service and prevent it from starting? Questions? Problems? What is the Windows Update service? The … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why doesn’t “Allow service to interact with desktop” work?

  Our legacy Windows Service shows an alert box when it fails to print a document on our server 2012 R2 controller. I went into the service, clicked on the properties and set it to be able to interact with the … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I Restart my Windows Service at a Specific Time every Week?

  I want to restart some specific service for a specific time every week. Can I use the NET command? — Shanmuga Hi Shanmuga. Yes. With the help of the Windows Task Scheduler, you can use the NET command to restart … Continue reading

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