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Q&A: Why did my Windows Service Start Unexpectedly?

  I’ve got a Windows Service that keeps starting by itself. Why is that happening? I’m pulling my hair out trying to figure out why… — Colin P. Hi Colin. There may be several culprits here. Let’s go through a few. … Continue reading

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How to Export the List of Windows Services on Your Computer

1. Export to CSV or tabbed text with the Services application Perhaps the easiest way to export your services is with the built-in Windows Services application — services.msc. To export, simply: Start Services. Click the Start button, type services.msc in … 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: Why Doesn’t AlwaysUp Restart my Application?

  My company uses AlwaysUp to run 4 applications on our lab server. Every few weeks, one of the applications stops running and I have to log in and restart it. Why doesn’t AlwaysUp automatically restart it? Here is what I … Continue reading

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Q&A: What changed with my Windows Services?

  How can I tell if someone updated the services on our Windows 2019 server? Do you have any tools for that? — Sheldon P. Hi Sheldon. Since Windows Services run with high privileges, it’s very important to keep an eye … Continue reading

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