Windows: Find Out What Services are Running

Posted August 6, 2008 by Rob Rogers in Windows

If you are trying to find out what services are needed on your system so you can disable the unnecessary ones, a good place to start is by checking the current list of running processes on your computer. By using the command line, you can quickly generate a list of all running processes and the service(s) associated with each process.


1. Open a command prompt.

2. Execute the following command:
tasklist /svc

Your results will look something like this:

 

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