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How to start/stop services on Vista?

  1. #1


    Siegfried Heintze Guest

    How to start/stop services on Vista?

    OK, I'm embarassed. I cannot find the UI for managing services. Can someone
    tell me what the sequence of mouse/key clicks from the start menu?
    Thanks,
    Siegfried



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  2. #2


    Dominic Payer Guest

    Re: How to start/stop services on Vista?

    Press Control - Shift - Escape together. Vista has reverted to the
    NT4/Windows 2000 key combination.


    "Siegfried Heintze" <siegfried@heintze.com> wrote in message
    news:uJpjSTe1HHA.4916@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > OK, I'm embarassed. I cannot find the UI for managing services. Can
    > someone tell me what the sequence of mouse/key clicks from the start menu?
    > Thanks,
    > Siegfried
    >



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  3. #3


    PaulB Guest

    RE: How to start/stop services on Vista?

    Control Panel/Administrative tools/
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    Paul


    "Siegfried Heintze" wrote:

    > OK, I'm embarassed. I cannot find the UI for managing services. Can someone
    > tell me what the sequence of mouse/key clicks from the start menu?
    > Thanks,
    > Siegfried
    >
    >
    >


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  4. #4


    Val Guest

    Re: How to start/stop services on Vista?

    I get there the same way I do in XP. Right click (My)Computer, select
    Manage, expand Services and Applications in the left pane to get access to
    Services.

    You can also simply type "services" in the Start Search entry of the start
    menu.


    (Dominic's advice on Ctrl-Shft-Esc gets you to Task Manager, as it does in
    XP. There you can start and stop services.)

    Val


    "Siegfried Heintze" <siegfried@heintze.com> wrote in message
    news:uJpjSTe1HHA.4916@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    OK, I'm embarassed. I cannot find the UI for managing services. Can someone
    tell me what the sequence of mouse/key clicks from the start menu?
    Thanks,
    Siegfried




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Bruce Chambers Guest

    Re: How to start/stop services on Vista?

    Siegfried Heintze wrote:
    > OK, I'm embarassed. I cannot find the UI for managing services. Can someone
    > tell me what the sequence of mouse/key clicks from the start menu?
    > Thanks,
    > Siegfried
    >
    >



    It's very much the same as it was for Win2K and WinXP: Right-click
    Computer (formerly "My Computer") > Manage > Services/Services and
    Applications.


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