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The Windows Update service could not be stopped

The Windows Update service could not be stopped

If you are trying to stop Windows Update service using Command Prompt, but you receive a message The Windows Update service could not be stopped, here is what you can do to stop the Service. This message appears only when […]

Windows 10 Services

Which Windows 10 Services can you safely disable?

Windows 10 has many Services to make sure that the operating system functions smoothly. While it is best to leave the Service configuration at their default values, there are some performance & tweak enthusiasts who want to make their Windows […]

Fix Windows Management Instrumentation error 1083

There can be instances where upon attempting to open a Windows Service such as Windows Management Instrumentation, you get the error with the following message – Error 1083: The executable program that this service is configured to run in does […]

DHCP Client Service gives Access Denied

DHCP Client Service gives Access Denied error in Windows 10

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client/server protocol which essentially makes it possible to connect to the internet over Ethernet or WiFi. If you receive an error message “Windows could not start the DHCP client on Local Computer,” or […]

Windows could not start the Diagnostic Policy Service

Windows could not start the Diagnostic Policy Service

When you attempt to run a Windows Service such as Diagnostic Policy Service, you may receive the following error message – Windows could not start the Diagnostic Policy Service. In this post, we will see what you can do if […]

Update Orchestrator Service

What is Update Orchestrator Service in Windows 10

Software updates are a very crucial part of any modern device. Updates bring in new features, removes vulnerabilities and makes the devices more secure. Windows 10 too, gets Windows Updates which make sure you are always secure and running the […]

The local Print Spooler service is not running

The Print Spooler Service is not running in Windows 10

The Print Spooler Service is responsible for managing print jobs which are in turn meant for the printer to handle. If this service ceases to work, the printer won’t print documents and it might be that the system won’t detect […]

Windows Update Medic Service

Windows Update Medic Service (WaaSMedicSVC) in Windows 10

What is the Windows Update Medic Service (WaaSMedicSVC) in Windows 10? Why do you get Access is Denied message when you try to disable it? How can you disable Windows Update Medic Service? This post tries to answer these questions. […]

Windows 10 Service Dependencies

How to find the Dependencies of a Windows Service

Windows Services are one of the most important cores of Windows operating system. They work in the background doing a lot of work including updating your system, keep running the clicks, run background tasks and so on. That said, different […]

Start Windows Installer Service

Windows Installer not working properly in Windows 10

Windows Installer is a core service which manages installations of everything in Windows including apps, features, and many other things. If for some reason, it breaks, you will be stuck with new installations and even upgrades of apps. In this […]

list running services

How to export Windows Services list using command line

You can use the Command Prompt or the Get-Service PowerShell cmdlet t0 generate a list of Running or Stopped Windows Services. This post will show you how you can generate a list of Windows Services running on your Windows 10/8/7 […]