These steps are for Windows XP. Some steps may differ slightly if you use a different Windows operating system.
1. Logon to Windows with Administrator rights.
2. Click Start > Control Panel.
3. Double-click Administrative Tools.
4. Double-click the Services icon.
5. Double-click the service that you want to stop or start.
6. When the Service Properties window appears, do one of the following:
a. If the service is running, click Stop the service.
b. If the service is not running, click Start the service.
7. Click OK.
To get a list of the running services enter the command
You can add output to a file to the end of above command (net start > [filename]), i.e. net start > services.log
You can then try to shutdown, Pause and Restart each of them by entering the command using following commands
The netsh tool (netsh.exe) can automate the startup or shutdown of a service through the following command line:
This requires administrator rights (or PowerUser). If you do not have administrator rights, you can still put a pause and restart:
To Start a Service: Net start “<name_of_service>”
To Stop a Service: Net stop “<name_of_service>”
To Pause a Service: Net pause “<name_of_service>”
To Continue a Service: Net continue “<name_of_service>”
Some services will ask you to enter a Y to confirm, and for these just add /y to the end, i.e. net stop nsstation /y
You can also use the Resource Kit SC.EXE command, use
To Get a List of the Services, and Then
To Stop the Service
sc stop <service name>
To Automatically Starts the Service When You Boot the System
sc config <service name> start= auto, i.e. sc config tlntsvr start= auto
Sc Command Appears to be Able to Control Remote Services With the Following Syntax
sc \\computername [start|stop] servicename
Net start “tlntsvr”
Net stop “tlntsvr”
Net pause “tlntsvr”
Net continue “tlntsvr”
sc start tlntsvr
sc stop tlntsvr
sc pause tlntsvr
sc continue tlntsvr