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Q&A: How can a Non-Admin User Start my AlwaysUp Service?
Hi — long time user of AlwaysUp here! I followed your suggestion in the FAQ to allow my non-admin user to control the Windows Service that AlwaysUp created. Now he can run the NET command to start and stop our … Continue reading
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Q&A: How do I Restart a Windows Service on a Remote Computer?
What’s the best way to restart a Windows Service remotely from our central domain server? — Sylvia W. Hi Sylvia. We know of at least five ways to restart a Windows Service on a remote machine. Let’s review each method, … Continue reading
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Q&A: Should I use NET or SC to start/stop/restart our Windows Services?
My team manages a few third-party Windows Services. We plan to write scripts that start, stop and restart the services as part of regular maintenance through batch files. Should we use NET or SC? What’s the difference? Is one more … 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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Q&A: NET STOP Fails with “Access is Denied”. How I Do Make it Work?
I followed your NET article on how to stop a service but when I run NET STOP it fails with “System error 5 has occurred Access is denied”. It looks like a permissioning issue but do you have any way … Continue reading
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