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Sc command Description
Sc boot Indicates whether the last boot should be saved as the last-known good boot configuration.
Sc config Modifies the value of a service’s entries in the registry and in the Service Control Manager database.
Sc continue Sends a CONTINUE control request to a paused service.
Sc control Sends a control to a service.
Sc create Creates a subkey and entries for the service in the registry and in the Service Control Manager database.
Sc delete Deletes a service subkey from the registry.
Sc description Sets the description string for a service.
Sc enumdepend Lists the services that cannot run unless the specified service is running.
Sc failure Specifies one or more actions to be taken if a particular service fails.
Sc failureflag Specifies whether to trigger recovery actions when a service stops as the result of an error.
Sc getdisplayname Gets the display name associated with a particular service.
Sc getkeyname Gets the key name associated with a particular service, using the display name as input.
Sc interrogate Sends an INTERROGATE control request to a service.
Sc lock Locks the Service Control Manager’s database.
Sc pause Sends a PAUSE control request to a service.
Sc qc Queries the configuration information for a service.
Sc qdescription Displays a service’s description string.
Sc qfailure Displays the actions that will be performed if the specified service fails.
Sc query Obtains and displays information about the specified service, driver, type of service, or type of driver.
Sc queryex Obtains and displays detailed information about the specified service, driver, type of service, or type of driver.
Sc querylock Queries and displays the lock status for the Service Control Manager database.
Sc sdset Sets a service’s security descriptor, using Security Descriptor Definition Language (SDDL).
Sc sdshow Displays a service’s security descriptor, using SDDL.
Sc start Starts a service.
Sc stop Sends a STOP control request to a service.