SC /? on the command line shows us the following help text:
DESCRIPTION: SC is a command line program used for communicating with the NT Service Controller and services. USAGE: sc <server> [command] [service name] <option1> <option2>... The option <server> has the form "\\ServerName" Further help on commands can be obtained by typing: "sc [command]" Commands: query-----------Queries the status for a service, or enumerates the status for types of services. queryex---------Queries the extended status for a service, or enumerates the status for types of services. start-----------Starts a service. pause-----------Sends a PAUSE control request to a service. interrogate-----Sends an INTERROGATE control request to a service. continue--------Sends a CONTINUE control request to a service. stop------------Sends a STOP request to a service. config----------Changes the configuration of a service (persistent). description-----Changes the description of a service. failure---------Changes the actions taken by a service upon failure. sidtype---------Changes the service SID type of a service. qc--------------Queries the configuration information for a service. qdescription----Queries the description for a service. qfailure--------Queries the actions taken by a service upon failure. qsidtype--------Queries the service SID type of a service. delete----------Deletes a service (from the registry). create----------Creates a service. (adds it to the registry). control---------Sends a control to a service. sdshow----------Displays a service's security descriptor. sdset-----------Sets a service's security descriptor. showsid---------Displays the service SID string corresponding to an arbitrary name. GetDisplayName--Gets the DisplayName for a service. GetKeyName------Gets the ServiceKeyName for a service. EnumDepend------Enumerates Service Dependencies. The following commands don't require a service name: sc <server> <command> <option> boot------------(ok | bad) Indicates whether the last boot should be saved as the last-known-good boot configuration Lock------------Locks the Service Database QueryLock-------Queries the LockStatus for the SCManager Database EXAMPLE: sc start MyService Would you like to see help for the QUERY and QUERYEX commands? [ y | n ]:
Y if you want to display help for
QUERY and QUERYEX OPTIONS : If the query command is followed by a service name, the status for that service is returned. Further options do not apply in this case. If the query command is followed by nothing or one of the options listed below, the services are enumerated. type= Type of services to enumerate (driver, service, all) (default = service) state= State of services to enumerate (inactive, all) (default = active) bufsize= The size (in bytes) of the enumeration buffer (default = 4096) ri= The resume index number at which to begin the enumeration (default = 0) group= Service group to enumerate (default = all groups) SYNTAX EXAMPLES sc query - Enumerates status for active services & drivers sc query messenger - Displays status for the messenger service sc queryex messenger - Displays extended status for the messenger service sc query type= driver - Enumerates only active drivers sc query type= service - Enumerates only Win32 services sc query state= all - Enumerates all services & drivers sc query bufsize= 50 - Enumerates with a 50 byte buffer. sc query ri= 14 - Enumerates with resume index = 14 sc queryex group= "" - Enumerates active services not in a group sc query type= service type= interact - Enumerates all interactive services sc query type= driver group= NDIS - Enumerates all NDIS drivers
Doubleclick a service in the Services Control Panel applet (or
|(2)||The spaces following equal signs are mandatory; if a space is removed the command will fail.|
SC \\computer Start service
SC \\computer Stop service
SC \\computer Stop service SC \\computer Start service
SC \\computer Config service start= auto
SC \\computer Config service start= disabled
SC \\computer Config service DisplayName= "New display name"
SC \\computer Description service "This is the service's new description"
SC \\computer Failure service actions= restart/60000/restart/60000// reset= 120
This command will make a service restart after 1 minute (60000 milliseconds) on the first 2 failures, and take no action at further failures (to prevent infinite failing restarts, which might consume 100% CPU capacity); the failures counter will be reset after 2 minutes (120 seconds).
|Note:||Slowly hover your mouse pointer over the options in the command line above to display tool tips for each individual value.|
SC \\computer Config service error= ignore
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