Pause Service Action—Setting Properties

The Pause Service action is used to pause a service on Windows NT or on Windows 2000 or later. Services do not run on Windows 95, 98, or ME. You can restart a paused service using the Resume Service action.

To set Pause Service properties

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Services folder and double-click the Pause Service action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Service to pause box, select the service to pause.

  3. To include device and file system drivers, select the Include device and file system drivers check box.

    : Do not include device and file system drivers unless you are familiar with them and fully understand what the result will be.

  4. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  5. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  6. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Pause Service Action