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Q&A: Why is the Stop Button Disabled for my Windows Service?

  I want to stop a running service but can’t because the Stop button is grayed out. I am logged into an Administrator account and all other user accounts are logged off. Any ideas why I may be unable to stop … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I Avoid Errors when Stopping my Plex Windows Service?

  I’ve download the trial version of AlwaysUp and installed it on a Server 2016 standard machine. I’ve created a Windows service for Plex Media Server and all is working well except for shutting the service down (or restarting). Every time … Continue reading

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