Tag: Windows Services

.NET self-registering Windows Service

I just found an article about how to extend a windows service’s functionality so that the service can register itself in windows service control using command line switches like /register or /unregister…..




Deleting a Windows Service – did you know it’s so easy?

Whenever i had to delete an orphaned Windows Service, i started RegEdit.exe and navigated to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services. Then i searched for the Service and removed the whole registry key including all subkeys. Then i rebooted the system. Yes, i know, don’t tell me that this a horrible way, that’s why i want to share this post…