How to uninstall a Windows service

Method 1 – You can use the SC tool (Sc.exe) included in the Resource Kit.
Open a Command Prompt and enter

sc delete 

Method 2Download and use delserv command line utility. This is a legacy tool developed for Windows 2000. In current Window XP boxes this was superseded by sc described in method 1.

delserv delete 

Method 3 – manually delete registry entries
Windows services are registered under the following registry key.


Search for the sub-key with the service name under referred key and delete it.


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