What Is Services Console on Windows 8?

Q

What Is the Services Console on Windows 8? Can I use it to stop a service?

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A

Services console on Windows 8 is a special console window created from Microsoft Management Console program that allows you to monitor and configure services defined on the Windows 8 system.

The primary access path of Service console on Windows 8 is "Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Services".

Main functionalities provided by the Services console are:

  • List all services defined on the system with their current statuses.
  • Display detailed properties of a services with information including service name, display name, description, executable path, parameters, dependencies, etc.
  • Stop a service, if it is currently running.
  • Start a service, if it is currently stopped.
  • Disable a service, if it is currently enabled.
  • Enable a service, if it is currently disabled.

Picture below shows you an example of Windows 8 Services console screen:
Windows 8 Services Console Screen

 

Services Console on Windows 8

⇒⇒Windows 8 Services Tutorials

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