Check / Change Vista Service Status

How to check / change the status of a service in windows vista?

Explanation

Service Status:
Services can be in one of the three states:
* Start
* Stop
* Pause
Changing the Status of a Service in Windows Vista:
To change the status of a Windows Vista Service, just right click on the service, then choose Properties to get properties window of a service.

Service Window

There are four startup options to check / change they are, Automatic(Delayed Start), Automatic, Manual, Disabled. Some service gets started automatically, others have to be manually started based on the requirements.

Properties Window

User can "Stop" or "Start" a service which has any of the above startup types.
Caution:
Before changing the properties of the services make sure that it will not affect the windows operating system. So understand and check the service before making even a simple change to the properties of services.

Windows Vista Services


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