ServiceInstaller.StartType ServiceInstaller.StartType ServiceInstaller.StartType ServiceInstaller.StartType Property


Indicates how and when this service is started.

 property System::ServiceProcess::ServiceStartMode StartType { System::ServiceProcess::ServiceStartMode get(); void set(System::ServiceProcess::ServiceStartMode value); };
public System.ServiceProcess.ServiceStartMode StartType { get; set; }
member this.StartType : System.ServiceProcess.ServiceStartMode with get, set
Public Property StartType As ServiceStartMode

Property Value

A ServiceStartMode that represents the way the service is started. The default is Manual, which specifies that the service will not automatically start after reboot.



Set the StartType to specify either that the service be started automatically after reboot or that a user must manually start the service. A service can also be disabled, specifying that it cannot be started, either manually or programmatically, until it is enabled.

You cannot change ServiceInstaller property values after installation. To change the StartType, you either have to uninstall and reinstall your service, or manually change the setting using the Service Control Manager.

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