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IS IT POSSIBLE TO DISABLE AN XP SERVICE VIA DOS?
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Hi, i think a service cannot be disabled via dos shell, however you can use the "SC.EXE" resourcekit utillty to disable a service.

Syntax would be like this-->
C:\>sc config seclogon start= disabled
[SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS
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This is an example from our fellow expert on disabling a service via api
http://beta.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Visual_Basic/Q_20722079.html

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~ fantasy ~
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