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How to kill a Windows service stuck on stopping or starting


If a Windows service is hung, such as the eFORMz Service Manager, launch a command prompt. Determine the PID by typing the following:

sc queryex servicename

Next, issue the taskkill command from a Command Prompt:

taskkill /f /pid [PID]

An example of killing the eFORMz Service Manager is shown in the following image:

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