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Q & A: How Do I Turn Off Service Protector During Scheduled Maintenance?

Wanted to know if there‚Äôs a way for Service Protector to not monitor a service during a patching period of time? Or any scheduled period of time without sending a million alerts? — Mark @ Red Roof Inns Hi Mark. … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016 Test Drive: We’re Fully Compatible

Windows Server 2016 was quietly released on October 12th. This new operating system extends Microsoft’s reach into modern cloud technologies (with Nano Server and Docker) and introduces a host of under-the-hood improvements in security, networking and automation. This Technet article … Continue reading

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Windows Service Protector 5.3 Monitors Multiple CPUs

If you are responsible for keeping a CPU-hogging Windows Service running all the time, then we have some great news! Service Protector, our time-saving administrative tool that helps any Windows Service achieve 100% uptime, is now able to monitor processor … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Windows 10

The next version of Windows, dubbed Windows 10 is expected to be released in the second half of 2015. On October 1, Microsoft provided software makers with an early look at the new OS, so that we can test and … Continue reading

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How to use the Event Viewer to troubleshoot problems with a Windows Service

A windows service, designed to run “headless” and unattended in the background, cannot easily employ conventional popup windows to report its activities as a user may not even be logged on. Instead, a service is encouraged to send important communication … Continue reading

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Service Protector works with Windows 8.1 Preview

Windows 8.1, the first major update to Microsoft’s controversial Windows 8, is set to be released on October 18. With a restored (but trimmed down) start button, the ability to boot straight into the desktop and other practical improvements, this … Continue reading

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Service Protector Version 4.0 Released

The latest version of Service Protector, our set-it-and-forget it application that keeps your important Windows Services running 24/7, is now available for download. It is a free upgrade for customers who purchased version 3 (November 2011 – March 2013) while … Continue reading

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AlwaysUp, Service Protector, ActiveBooks Listed in the Windows Store

While the newly-minted Windows Store focuses on applications developed specifically for Windows 8, Microsoft allows select desktop applications to feature there as well. And after jumping through the necessary hoops to establish compatibility, security and quality, AlwaysUp, Service Protector, and … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 Certified

Great news! After successfully completing the rigorous demands of the Windows Logo Program for Server Applications, AlwaysUp, Service Protector and ActiveBooks have all earned the Certified for Windows Server 2012 classification from Microsoft. Despite an early setback with hardware requirements, … Continue reading

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Artwork from our Web Site

Please use this artwork when linking to our web site and products:   Powered by AlwaysUp Technology (JPEG; 270 x 150):   AlwaysUp Boxshot (JPEG; 140 x 140):   Service Protector Boxshot (PNG; 140 x 140):   ActiveBooks Boxshot (PNG; … Continue reading

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