How to start or stop a service in Windows

Check and enable the Windows Service

    You must be logged on to Windows as an Administrator.

  1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.

  2. Type in the following text and then press Enter.


  3. In the Services window, in the Services (Local) pane, double-click the service that you want to stop or start.

  4. In the Services Properties window, do one of the following:

    • If the service is running, click Stop.

    • If the service is not running, click Start.

  5. Click OK.

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DOCID: v76077886_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/10/2015