Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Use the registry to enable services

Use the registry to enable services.

This tip was submitted to the searchWin2000 Tip Exchange by member Kjell Hakon Leistad. Let other users know how...

useful it is by rating the tip below.


Most of the time, you'll use the Services console in the Administrative Tools folder to enable and disable services. In some cases, however, you might need to enable or disable services manually. This could be the case if you've modified the system's configuration and services to the point that the Services console no longer lets you enable services. Or you might need to enable a service remotely.

To enable services on the computer through the registry, open the registry editor and open the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices key. Locate the service you want to enable and set the Start value to one of the following values:

* 0 -boot
* 1 -system
* 2 -automatic
* 3 -manual
 

Editing the registry can be risky, so do it at your own risk. Making a backup can be wise.


 

Dig Deeper on Windows Server storage management

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchSQLServer

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close