QUESTION : I wrote a script to check for Windows Services that are in a hung state and send an […]
Windows 10 ProfSvc delays boot significantly
Problem : I am running Windows 10 Pro x64 1909, my system is desktop i5-8500 3GHz 16GB RAM 120GB SSD […]
Notification area tool to manage Windows services
QUESTION : I have certain Windows services (mainly Apache, MySQL and Oracle) I need to use now and then. I […]
Are windows services secrets in the registry safe?
QUESTION : Are windows services registry keys stored securely – encrypted on the disk, protected by an ACL by default […]
What does “delayed start” do in startup type for a Windows service?
Problem : What is the difference between Automatic and Automatic (Delayed Start) for a property setting for a Windows service? […]
Several Windows 10 background service files causing extremely long boot times
QUESTION : I’m not sure exactly how long ago it started as I tend to put the PC to sleep […]
Error Installing Service with InstallUtil
Problem : I’ve recently created a Windows Service and am attempting to install it using InstallUtil. The service I am […]
Is there a way to start or stop a service from powershell and block until the service starts?
Problem : I have to reset a sequence of services on a group of servers in a certain order. sc.exe […]
TeamCity Build Agent service immediately fails with 1053 ‘did not start in a timely fashion’
QUESTION : I have a Windows XP SP3 machine with a TeamCity 6.5 Build Agent I am trying to make […]
Windows 10 unresponsive errors
Problem : I run Chrome and every few minutes it becomes unresponsive for several seconds. Occasionally I’ll even get “page […]