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Q&A: How Do I Delay the Start of my Windows Service?

  Our build server has a ton of services installed and it takes a while for them to start whenever the machine boots. One of the services doesn’t connect to the database if it starts too soon. When that happens, I … 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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Q&A: How do I Remove an AlwaysUp “At-Login” Startup Task?

  At some point I must have setup a command line to start my application in AlwaysUp when I log in. But I do not need to do that any longer. I deleted the configuration in AlwaysUp but I do not … 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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Essential Windows Services: Schedule / Task Scheduler

In this article… What is the Schedule service? What happens if I stop (or disable) the Schedule service? The “Stop” button is disabled. How can I stop the Schedule service? Is it safe to disable the Schedule service? The Schedule … Continue reading

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