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  1. a background computer program in Microsoft Windows

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. Windows services can be configured to start when the operating system is booted and run in the background as long as Windows is running, or they can be started manually when required

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  3. On Microsoft Windows operating systems, a Windows service is a long-running executable that performs specific functions and which is designed not to require user intervention

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  4. They are similar in concept to a Unix daemon

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  5. Many appear in the processes list in the Windows Task Manager, most often with a username of SYSTEM, LOCAL SERVICE or NETWORK SERVICE, though not all processes with the SYSTEM username are services

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