At times you may need to start or stop a windows service this article covers the process to start, stop, and restart a windows service. Access to the server hosting the intranet will be required. The most common services related to your intranet are:
- SQL Server
- SQL Server Agent
- World Wide Web Publishing Service
All of these services can be found by clicking (Windows + R) then typing services.msc into the textbox and clicking enter. The window that opens will look like this:
If a service is running you can stop it by selecting the service from the list then clicking the link for Stop or Restart that are present in the left pane. When a service is stopped you will see a Start link which can be used to start the service.