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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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Getting ready for Windows 11

Microsoft will release Windows 11 on October 5 2021. As a member of the Windows Insider program, we’ve had the opportunity to test drive the new operating system for the past couple of months. Our verdict? Windows 11 provides a … 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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