Remove Service Action




See Also

 Remove Service Action-Setting Properties, Install Service Action, List Services Action, Pause Service Action, Resume Service Action, Start Service Action, Stop Service Action


Remove the specified service from the SCM (Service Control Manager).

NOTE: Services do not run on Windows 95/98/ME.

Practical Usage



General Tab

Service to Remove

Text, Required
MARKUP: SERVICE="Backup Service"

Specifies the service to remove.


Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder


NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.