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May 22, 2014

Powershell – Stopping a Microsoft Windows Service

In this example, l will attempt to get and stop a windows service for say, SQLdefragmanagementservice.
First open a windows powershell console, using the run as administrator below.
Use the get-process to get the process id.
Use the stop-process to kill the windows process/service.
Then run the code shown in the screenshot below, modify as applicable.

getstopprocess

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