List all Windows services on the command line

sc queryex type= service state= all | find "_NAME"
On Windows 2000 or later, this command will give a listing of all the registered Windows services. You can then know what the name of a command is in order to start and stop it. e.g. sc start Apache2.2 or net start Apache2.2 Please note that sc will allow the SERVICE_NAME only, while net will allow both SERVICE_NAME and DISPLAY_NAME. Note that the space between the = and the next word are important. Not very unixy, that. http://www.ss64.com/nt/sc.html http://www.ss64.com/nt/net_service.html http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb490995.aspx
Sample Output
SERVICE_NAME: Apache2.2
DISPLAY_NAME: Apache2.2
... (truncated)
SERVICE_NAME: BITS
DISPLAY_NAME: Background Intelligent Transfer Service
... (truncated)
SERVICE_NAME: inetd
DISPLAY_NAME: CYGWIN inetd
... (truncated)
SERVICE_NAME: pgsql-8.2
DISPLAY_NAME: PostgreSQL Database Server 8.2

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By: piyo
2009-02-13 15:44:42

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