How to uninstall services in windows 7

A Windows service is a long running executable that performs specific functions and it is designed not to require user intervention. However, you may find over time that your windows services list becomes huge with a large number of services in the list that will never be used and you may want to remove such windows service. In this tutorial we will show you how to uninstall windows service.


Step # 1-Open Services

You can delete service for situations when you cannot uninstall particular software properly and the item doesn’t get deleted from the service list. To uninstall windows service, go to the start menu and type “services” in the search box

Click on Services

Step # 2 – Look at the Service name

When the services box opens, double click on the service you want to delete. The name of the service will be written on top of the properties box.

View the service name

Step # 3 – Open Command Prompt

Now open the “command prompt” by right clicking on it and selecting the “run as administrator” option.

Click on Command Prompt

Step # 4 – Uninstall the service

To remove windows service, in the command prompt, write
sc delete “name of the service”
Press the enter key to proceed. Now go back to your services list and press the “F5” key to refresh it.
In this way, you can delete whichever service you don’t require anymore.

Delete the service