How can i change the Login info for a Service in Windows

Posted on 2009-12-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have a service that starts everytime teh server boots and the login fails because of the password.  i can manually change it and start teh service but it won't stay.  Is there a way to make that change permanent so the service starts when the server is rebooted?  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks
Question by:prutter
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    Right click on the service and click properties. Choose the logon tab. On there you can change the login and set it to start automatically (general tab).
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    Have you looked here?


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    When i go into services and right click and go to the lo on tab i canchange the password there and start the service and it starts fine, but the next time the server reboots it's back to square one.  The service won't start untilk i go back and manually retype the password again.  Any thoughts?

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    Had to change the password back to the original

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