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Q&A: Why did my Windows Service Start Unexpectedly?
I’ve got a Windows Service that keeps starting by itself. Why is that happening? I’m pulling my hair out trying to figure out why… — Colin P. Hi Colin. There may be several culprits here. Let’s go through a few. … Continue reading
Q&A: Why isn’t AlwaysUp Writing to the Windows Event Logs?
Hello, I’m hoping you can help me troubleshoot some issues we are experiencing with AlwaysUp. We are currently using version 188.8.131.52. A user reported that something wasn’t working correctly with the application we’re running as a service. Upon investigating the … Continue reading
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Essential Windows Services: EventLog / Windows Event Log
In this article… What is the Windows Event Log (EventLog) service? What happens if I stop EventLog? Is it OK to disable the Windows Event Log service? Questions? Problems? What is the Windows Event Log (EventLog) service? The EventLog service … Continue reading
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Q&A: How do I Restart a Windows Service when an Event is Reported?
We have a service that should restart whenever another service writes a particular event to the Event Viewer. How can I do that? — Russell Hi Russell. To create that workflow, you can introduce an “Event Trigger” with the Windows … Continue reading
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When did my Windows Service Start?
Here are four ways to determine when your windows service last started. Solution #1: Search the Windows Event Logs with PowerShell The Windows Event Logs hold a wealth of information about your computer’s activities. Indeed, a new record is added … Continue reading
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