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Description

Sets the start mode for a specified service

Valid StartModes are:

  • Boot: Device driver started by the operating system loader. 
  • System: Device driver started by the *IoInitSystem method. This value is valid only for driver services. 
  • Automatic: Service to be started automatically by the service control manager during system startup. 
  • AutomaticDelayed: Service to be started automatically and delayed by the service control manager during system startup. 
  • Manual: Service to be started by the service control manager when a process calls the *StartService method. 
  • Disabled: Service that can no longer be started.


Syntax

Service_SetStartMode(sServiceName, sStartMode) As Boolean


Parameters

sServiceName (String)

Name of service

sStartMode (String)

Start mode. Service Start Modes


Info
titleAutomaticDelayed

When setting startmode of a service to AutomaticDelayed, it may only be shown in the Services Control Panel as Automatic until the computer is restarted. This does not affect the functionality of the startmode and the service will start delayed on next startup.

Example

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If bStatus Then bStatus = Service_SetStartMode("Service", SSM_Disabled)

Scripting Guidelines


Related functions

Service_Create Service_Exist Service_Start