Automate system and services actions in Power Automate Desktop

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Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example, entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Power Automate Desktop supports the automation of miscellaneous tasks, which are fundamental to the Microsoft Windows operating system, through the system and services actions.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Automate system-related tasks with the system group of actions.
  • Automate the management of Windows services with the service group of actions.


  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate Desktop
  • An account with Administrator privileges