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Is there any way I can get a C# app to start a Windows service on another machine over the network?
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boethius78 earned 2000 total points
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Try this:

ServiceController controller = new ServiceController( "ServiceName", "MachineName" );
if( controller.Status == ServiceControllerStatus.Stopped )
    controller.Start();

I've only ever used ServiceController on the local machine though.  I guess as long as you have permission to control services on the other machine, it ought to work OK.  You'll need to add a reference to System.ServiceProcess.dll.

Hope this helps.
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Thanks.  I will cache this info for later use.
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