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Windows 7: How to de-install services (without original program)?

24 Jan 2016   #1
pstein

win7pro 64bit
 
 
How to de-install services (without original program)?

Assume some programs (which of cause do not belong to the "core" Win 7 system) created some services..

During deinstallation the original programs these programs do NOT cleanup their corrsponding services.

So is there a way to deinstall services later in another way?

I don't want to just disable them. I want a complete de-installation.

Peter


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24 Jan 2016   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

You could try the free version of Revo Unistaller
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24 Jan 2016   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

One simple command can delete any service:

Services - Delete

Code:
SC DELETE <ServiceName>
This completely removes the service in question. Note that you must specify it the internal name of the service, not the display name that Windows displays in the service list. You must run this as administrator for it to succeed.

Note that it just delete the service entry in the registry. It doesn't touches any file at all, so verify what the binary is and if it still exists before deleting.
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