Monitoring Windows Services
You can use the ServiceController component to interact with the Windows services on your local computer or on any computer to which you have access. The ServiceController component allows you to perform administrative tasks such as starting, stopping, and pausing services; to retrieve lists of available services; and to call custom commands on the service.
In This Section
Introduction to Communicating with Existing Services
Gives directions for using the ServiceController component to interact with an existing service.
How to: Create ServiceController Component Instances
Gives directions for creating and configuring ServiceController components.
How to: Retrieve Lists of Services
Gives directions for returning lists of services on a specific computer.