troubleshooting Question

.net stop service command Access Denied error

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Hi i am using vb.net and i am battling to stop a service from an exe. (win7)
i get the following error Failed 5 access is denied.
i have tried the following to try and stop it
1. sc.exe stop cpda
2.Using WMI call
   Dim oWMI
   Dim colItems
   oWMI = GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\.\root\cimv2")
   colItems = oWMI.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_Service Where Name ='CPDA'")
   For Each oWMI In colItems
      oWMI.StopService()
   Next
3. net stop cpda

if i open services and stop it manually it works with no security warning.
Please if possible do not just post a web link
thanks
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