Stop a Service in Windows 7

Learn how to stop a service in Windows 7.

How do I stop a service in Windows 7?

  1. Open the Control Panel in the Start Menu.
  2. Select Administrative Tools in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Administrative Tools is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Open Services in the Administrative Tools window.

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  4. Select the service and then click Stop in left column of the main window of the Services window.

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  1. Brian says:

    How can this be done from the commandline in Windows 7?

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