List of services

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 9 May 2006 / Last Updated on 9 May 2006]

Generating a quick list of services running on a machine.

Want a quick list of the services running on your Windows machine? Type the following at a command prompt:

net start > services.txt

This will dump a list of running services to a text file named services.txt in your current directory, which you can then open in Notepad by typing the following command:

notepad services.txt

Mitch Tulloch
MVP Windows Server

The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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