This tab displays services installed on your system.
What's A Service?
Microsoft Windows services, formerly known as NT services, are long-running executable applications that run in their own Windows sessions. These services can be automatically started when the computer boots, can be paused and restarted, and do not show any user interface. Services are used to implement long-running functionality that does not interfere with other users who are working on the same computer. Services can run in the security context of a specific user account that is different from the logged-on user or the default computer account.
The Edit Action
The edit action allows you to set the startup type of the service, stop or start it.
The Delete Action
The delete action (depending on the selected options):
- Stops the service;
- Deletes (uninstalls) the service from the service control manager database;
- Deletes the service file;
The name of the service (the name of the service's key in the registry).|
The user-friendly name of the service that appears in the Services control panel application.|
The description of the service retrieved from the service file's resources.|
The type of the service:
- Interactive Process: The service can interact with the desktop;
- Win32 Own Process: Service that runs in its own process;
- Win32 Share Process: Service that shares a process with other services;
Log On As||
The account name which the service process will be logged on as when it runs.|
Defines the way the service is started:
- Auto: A service started automatically by the service control manager during system startup;
- On Demand: A service started by the service control manager when a process calls the StartService function;
- Disabled: A service that cannot be started. Attempts to start the service will fail.
The developer (a company or a person) of the service.|
The command line parameters the service was started with.|
A full path to the service file.|
File version information. The information is retrieved from the file resources. Also includes product version information if it differs from the file version.|
File size in bytes.|
Cyclic Redundancy Checksum (Check) of the file.|
Message Digest 5 of the file.|
File Creation Date||
The date the file was created.|
Indicates whether the item is a system item, i.e. originally shipped with Windows.|
WARNING: Browser Sentinel does not always correctly differentiate third-party items and system items, use this property with care!
Indicates whether the item in a safe or in a blocked list. Yes - item is in a safe list. No - item is in a blocked list. N/A - items is not in a safe nor in a blocked list.|
The current status of the service:
- Running: The service is running;
- Stopped: The service is not running;
- Paused: The service is paused;
- Continue Pending: The service continue is pending;
- Pause Pending: The service pause is pending;
- Start Pending: The service is starting;
- Stop Pending: The service is stopping.
Names of services/drivers that depend on this service; that is, this service must be running before the dependent services/drivers can run.|