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I dont remember now how to start specific services in DOS. Does anyone remember?   FYI I'm using Windows 2000
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Use the following command:

net start <servicename>

Hope this helps!

:o)

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by:webennet
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How about enabling services that are disabled?
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enabling a service that is disabled requires a change to the registry, so you will need a .reg file configured to set the configurationflag to enabled. Then you can run the following command:

regedit /s <path\regfile.reg>

:o)

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WHere in the registry can you find the changes to be made?
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by:ddrdan
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Open the registry editor (Start/Run/regedit) and navigate to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services

(Find the service you want ... if the directory name doesn't look familiar there's a description inside each of the services directorys. Open it to see the description)

 For each service in question, change the "Start" value.

(4) (for 'disabled')
(3) (for manual)
(2) (for 'automatic')

ONLY CHANGE THE NUMBER AT THE END INSIDE THE (  )  !!!!!
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Changing registry from a DOS prompt.

http://www.edicity.com/FAQ_02.htm
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