Chapter 21: Getting Help and Handling Advanced Support Issues
1. Click the Start button, right-click on the Computer icon, and then select Man-
age from the context menu provided.
2. In Computer Management, double-click the Services and Applications node and
then select Services.
3. As Figure 21-2 shows, you’ll now see the available services. Services are listed by:
The name of the service.
A short description of the service and its purpose.
The status of the service. If the entry is blank, the service is stopped.
The startup setting for the service.
Log On As
The account the service logs on as. The default in most cases is the local sys-
Once you’ve accessed the Service node in Computer Management, you can work
with services by completing the following steps:
1. In the Services view, scroll down on the right side of the window until you see
the service you want to work with. Double-click the entry to view the properties
of this service (see Figure 21-3).
2. If the service startup type is listed as Automatic and the service status is not
listed as Started, click the Start button to start the service.
3. If the Start button is dimmed, click the Stop button and then click the Start button.
Figure 21-2. Tracking and reviewing the status of services