Stop Service Action—Setting Properties

The Stop Service action is used to stop a service on Windows NT or on Windows 2000 or later. Services do not run on Windows 95, 98, or ME.

To set Stop Service properties

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

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

  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 also stop any dependent services, select Stop service and dependent ones.

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

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

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

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Stop Service Action