Shutting down sevices in dos

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Tabletop Expert, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. Tabletop Expert

    Tabletop Expert I want it to snow!

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    Is there a way to shut down services from dos?

    I need to shut down fast user swiching to access my machine from work but all I have to work with is dos :(

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  2. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    DOS? The XP/2000 command prompt? The recovery console?

    which do you mean?

    why don't you ask the systems administrator to do it for you?
     
  3. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    sc stop ServiceName
    should do it (if its not been disabled by admin)
     
  4. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    But does it really work on remote?
     
  5. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Have no idea :)