How to add or delete Windows Service

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ServicesSometime you are need to add your own program in the services list. Probabily first time youa are search lot for some special softwares, but the answer is easy. use the command line.

The magic command is SC .

Let’ s see some easy example:

To add service: sc create MyProgServiceName binpath= c:\MyProg\MyprogServ.exe start= auto
To del service: sc delete MyProgServiceName
To start service: sc start MyProgServiceName
To stop service: sc stop MyProgServiceName

Some reference:
Ms Reference

Some Syntax description for this:
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 (persistant).
description—–Changes the description of a service.
failure———Changes the actions taken by a service upon failure.
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.
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.
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