Restart Windows Service

This document highlights steps on how to restart a Windows service, which can sometimes be done in lieu of restarting your computer.

  1. Open Services.
    • Windows 8: Open Start screen, type services.msc and press Enter.

    • Windows 7 and Vista: Click on the Start button, type services.msc in search field and press Enter.

  2. In the Services pop-up, select the desired application and click the Restart Service button.




Keywords:windows 8 restart service vista 7   Doc ID:36667
Owner:Leah S.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2014-01-24 17:20 CDTUpdated:2014-05-23 14:06 CDT
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