How to force a service to start restart and stop

If you have a service that is showing pending in Windows services and not responding that you are unable to stop, use the following directions to force the service to stop.

Click the Windows key +r for Run

When Run screen appears type services.msc and click on OK

Identify its service nameRight-click on  service and check the Properties

And get the service name

Click on Windows key type cmd and open command prompt run as administrator

Once found, open a command prompt. Type sc queryex [servicename]. ex sc queryex BITS Press Enter

Identify the PID

In the same command prompt type taskkill /pid [pid number] /f Press Enter

taskkill /pid 10252 /f

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