The Services console (services.msc) lets you disable or enable Windows services. These are system-level programs that typically start when Windows boots up. Services run even when no user is logged in to Windows.
To use the Services console:
1. Open it from the command prompt or the Start menu.
· Command prompt
a. On your desktop, click Start > Run.
b. On the Open field, type services.msc and then click OK. The Services console pops up, listing all services that are installed on the computer.
· Start menu
a. On your desktop, click Start > Settings > Control Panel to open the Control Panel window.
b. Double-click Administrative Tools > Services. The Services console appears.
2. On the right pane, right-click the service that you want to manage, and then click the Start, Stop, Pause, Resume, or Restart button.