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How can I install/unistall windows  service using command line ?

Posted on 2008-10-14
Last Modified: 2008-11-04
I have developped a service:
myService.exe (which is a service) and located in windows/system32

How can I install/unistall  this service using command line ?
(I am doing it through Inno setup, but I need to do it through command line)

Question by:yarek
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Expert Comment

ID: 22713926
You can do a NET STOP MyService and the a REG DELETE


REG DELETE HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MyService

Author Comment

ID: 22713945
I need to INSTALL it : NOT TO START IT !

Expert Comment

ID: 22715535
Well if you need to install it, just add the registry keys you need with REG ADD, or an installer (Wise, Nullsoft,etc..) and start it.

Look at any existing service to see what keys you need. But if its just a process, it won't start correctly.
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Accepted Solution

oBdA earned 500 total points
ID: 22724954
You can do that with sc.exe:
How to create a Windows service by using Sc.exe

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