How to Windows 2003 Server start or stop services

This is quite easy. In order to start or stop a service in Windows 2003:
=> Click on Start
=> Select Admin Tools
=> Select Services

Now you can view the service names, description, status etc.

Task: To start or stop service

=> Select service name
=> Right click on a service name
=> Select Properties.
=> Now select Start or stop per your requirements.

Task: Make sure service start on Window server boot

To start a service when windows server boots, select service name and set type to automatic.

The Windows Event viewer error logs always contain more information about why service failed to start.

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2 thoughts on “How to Windows 2003 Server start or stop services”

  1. I am unable to stop the services of officescanNT RealTime Scan and other services which are related to OfficeScan,It is taking more than an hour to stop those services but still it doesn’t get stoped.please advice me what should I do to stop those services or to uninstall that officescan.

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