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Starting/Stopping a service on another machine remotely from VB

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Can I start and stop services to another machine via VB or VB.NET code?  I have seen some code that allows me to start and stop a service on the same machine.  I did not see any parameter for machine name. If possible any sample code would be appreciated...Thanks




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Heres some example code:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/wmisdk/wmi/wmi_tasks__services.asp

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