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Advanced Service Editor

Advanced Service Editor

Change the Windows Service Security

How to allow non-admin users to Start/Stop Windows Services?

By default, Microsoft Windows (C) does not provide an easy method to allow users to start, stop or modify Windows Services. Yes, you can use powerful SC and SubInACL.exe command-line programs. Advanced Service Editor provides a user-friendly GUI interface for this with just a few clicks of the mouse!

After starting the Advanced Service Editor you can see all Windows Services:

Default security settings of the Windows Services does not allow for users without administrative rights to stop, restart or modify services

And users can only view the status and settings of the Windows Service

Providing for non-admin users the Start and Stop rights for Services

Using the Advanced Service Editor, you can easily configure security for selected users. Select the service you need. You can use the quick navigation simply by starting to type the name of the service in the program window. After that, click the "Security..." button.

On the Security window click the "Add..." button and select local or domain user

After this you can provide access to start and stop service

And non-admin user can now start and stop the Spooler service, but can't modify settings

Providing for non-admin users the Modifying rights for Services

And after granting the relevant rights to modifying

The User will be able to change the service settings

Version: 2.0
Date: January 2023
OS: (32 and 64 bit)
Windows XP - 11
Windows Server 2003 - 2022

HDD: less than 3 MB

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