Installing a Windows Service with Powershell

by ebarcza 3/31/2020 11:27:00 AM

Install your service manually using PowerShell

  1. From the Start menu, select the Windows PowerShell directory, then select Windows PowerShell.

  2. Access the directory where your project's compiled executable file is located.

  3. Run the New-Service cmdlet with the with your project's output and a service name as parameters:

New-Service -Name "YourServiceName" -BinaryPathName <yourproject>.exe

 

Uninstall your service manually using PowerShell

  1. From the Start menu, select the Windows PowerShell directory, then select Windows PowerShell.

  2. Run the Remove-Service cmdlet with the name of your service as parameter:

Remove-Service -Name "YourServiceName"

sc.exe delete "YourServiceName" for PSVersion 5.1

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