StopService Method

Sends a service stop control request to the specified Windows NT service and queries the service status to ensure the service has stopped. This method will time out after two minutes.


obj.StopService(ServiceName String, [ComputerName String])
Where obj is an OpScrUtil.SCManager object.


ServiceName Specifies the name of the service to stop.
ComputerName Specifies the target computer. This parameter is optional. If not specified or an empty string, the local computer is the target.

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To stop the messenger service on the local computer, enter:

Set obj = CreateObject("OpScrUtil.SCManager")
bOK = obj.StopService("Messenger", "")

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