PsService.exe / PsService64.exe (SysInternals)

View and control services.

      PsService [\\computer [-u user] [-p passwd]] <command> <options>


   computer   The computer on which the service is running. Default=local system 

   -p passwd  Specify a password for user (optional). Passed as clear text.
              If omitted, you will be prompted to enter a hidden password.

   -u user    Specify a user name for login to remote computer(optional).

      query      Display the status of a service
      config     Display the configuration of a service
      setconfig  Set the start type (disabled, auto, demand) of a service.
      start      Start a service
      stop       Stop a service
      restart    Stop and then restart a service
      pause      Pause a service
      cont       Resume a paused service
      depend     List the services dependent on the one specified
      security   Dump the service’s security descriptor
      find       Search the network for the specified service

   -accepteula Suppress the display of the license dialog.

Typing a command followed by "- " displays the syntax for that command.

Service States:

1 - Stopped
2 - Start Pending
3 - Stop Pending
4 - Running

When installing PsService.exe just ensure it is placed somewhere in either the system PATH or in the current directory.

When launched for the first time, PsService will create the regkey


Restart the spooler service on \\server64

C:\> psservice64.exe \\server64 restart spooler

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it but what they become by it” ~ John Ruskin

Related commands

NET START/STOP - Start/Stop services.
SC - Service control.
Equivalent PowerShell: Get-Service - Get a list of services.

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