Hey, Scripting Guy! I think I might have a problem on my server. When I go into Task Manager, all the processes that are eating up the most CPU time and the most memory are the stupid svchost.exe process. I know this is the Service Host process and that it is being used by multiple services,
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I change a service description?— DD
Hey, DD. Well, we hope you’re happy, DD. Now the Scripting Guy who writes this column will never be able to sleep again – and it’s all your fault!
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I get the uptime of a service?— JC
Hey, JC. You know, if you could have seen the Scripting Guy who writes this column this morning you would have reconsidered asking him a question about uptime.
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I use Windows PowerShell to start a service on a remote computer?
Hey, NA. You know, a few years ago a professor named Francis Fukuyama wrote a book called The End of History and the Last of Man,
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I disable a service?— DS
Hey, DS. You know, the Scripting Guys seem to have stumbled upon a great idea. In our last column, we showed people how to disable the LMHosts file. Today, we’re going to show everyone how to disable a service.