Tech Tips: Create or Delete Windows Service for DevTest

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You must be an Administrator to add or delete a Windows service.

 

Bring up a Command prompt on Windows.

 

For this example, type in the below command to create a Registry Service for DevTest 10.1.0:

 

sc create "DevTest 10.1.0 Registry" binPath= C:\CA\DevTest10.1.0\bin\RegistryService.exe

 

where "DevTest 10.1.0 Registry" = Name of my service

where binPath= C:\CA\DevTest10.1.0\bin\RegistryService.exe = where my service executable resides

 

Note: There is a space after binPath=

          If your binPath points to a path with spaces in it, you will need to put doubles quotes around the fully qualified path.

 

When successfully created will get this display:

 

[SC] CreateService SUCCESS

 

From the Services panel:

 

 

The properties of this service:

 

 

If you want to delete this service:

 

sc delete "DevTest 10.1.0 Registry"

 

When successfully deleted will get this display:

 

[SC] DeleteService SUCCESS

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