Service Trigger Editor Version History

Version 4 (June 1 2024) New!

New features
  • (None)
Fixes & Improvements
  • Add the "Startup Type" column to the list of services.
  • Tweaked the code to improve efficiency when loading the list of services.
  • Fixed a problem loading read-only Windows Services.
  • Improved the handling of non-English text throughout the program.
  • Fixed a performance issue when an event log contains millions of records.
  • Improved efficiency when reading from the Windows event logs.
  • Support for services that don't return a valid description (e.g. McpManagementService) on Windows 10 and Windows 11.
  • Support for Windows Server 2025.
  • Show disabled services in an italics font.
  • Prevent the user from attempting to start a disabled service.
  • Show unknown/unrecognized triggers with the question mark icon.
  • Dropped the SHA-1 digital signature. Executables are digitally signed with SHA-256 alone.

Version 3 (September 23 2019)

New features
  • Added support for custom system state change triggers.
  • Level (byte), Keyword-Any (64-bit unsigned integer) and Keyword-All (64-bit unsigned integer) data types are now fully handled.
Fixes & Improvements
  • Small technical enhancements for Windows Server 2019.
  • Full support for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
  • Boosted performance when reading from the Windows Event log.
  • Executable components are now signed with a SHA-256 certificate.

Version 2 (April 26 2014)

New features
  • Handle "Network packet arrival" events, which are only available on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and above.
  • Fully support Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Fixes & Improvements
  • Sometimes the wrong service was cited when removing a trigger.

Version 1 (December 1 2010)

  • Initial release


Download Service Trigger Editor Version 4.0 New!
June 1 2024
2.2 MB EXE
  • Portable — simply download and run
  • For Windows 11/10 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016
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