Sep 182008

To interact with the services panel from the command line, Windows provides the Net utility. From the command prompt, you can use this utility to start, stop, pause and continue services.

Net Command Syntax

net start

Output from my machine as follows

AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic Guard
AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic Scheduler
Apple Mobile Device
Application Layer Gateway Service
Automatic Updates
COM+ Event System
Computer Browser
Cryptographic Services
DCOM Server Process Launcher
DHCP Client
Distributed Link Tracking Client
DNS Client
Error Reporting Service
Event Log
Fast User Switching Compatibility
Help and Support
HID Input Service
iPod Service
IPSEC Services
Logical Disk Manager
Machine Debug Manager
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness (NLA)
Plug and Play
Print Spooler
Protected Storage
Remote Access Connection Manager
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Remote Registry
Secondary Logon
Security Accounts Manager
Security Center
Shell Hardware Detection
SSDP Discovery Service
System Event Notification
System Restore Service
Task Scheduler
Terminal Services
User Profile Hive Cleanup
Windows Audio
Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
Windows Management Instrumentation
Windows Time
Wireless Zero Configuration

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  One Response to “How to Display a list of Started Services in Vista/XP”

  1. and ranother useful tool is “tasklist /svc” which shows which services the running processes belong. enjoy!

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