Windows Services, Windows XP Services, Vista Services

Services List

Services window contains list of all system services.


  • Name - Display name of the service
  • Security Risk - Overall security risk for this item. 'No risk' - reliable program. 'Low'/'Medium' - pay attention, check on Virustotal. 'High' - remove this item. To change security risk on your opinion, in the context menu click 'Change Security Rating, Add Comment...' and add your comment to this item.
  • Identifier - Identifier of the service
  • Start Type - When Windows starts the service. Auto - start at boot time, Manual - allows Windows to start a service when needed, Disabled - stop a service from starting, even if needed.
  • State - Current state of the service
  • Process ID - Process identifier of the service
  • Description - Description of the service provided by vendor
  • Product - Description of the product provided by vendor
  • Company - Vendor of the service
  • Command Line - Full path to the service binary file with arguments
  • Dependencies - Names of services and drivers that must start before this service
  • Group - Load ordering group to which this service belongs
  • First Detected - When service was detected first time. Items detected in the last week are marked.
  • Type - Type of the service

Menu commands


Save HijackThisPro Log... – Save information about system to the file in HijackThis format

Save Services Report as Html...- Save list of services to html file

Exit – exit program


Detailed Info Double Click – Show/hide detailed info window

Change Security Rating, Add Comment... – Change security rating of a file and add user comment to the file

File Properties Alt+Enter – Properties of file of the service

System Menu Shift+RClick – Show system context menu of the file of the service


Show File In Explorer – Open Explorer and select file of the service

Switch To Process – Open Process window and select process of the service

Start – Start service

Stop – Stop service

Change Startup Type - Change startup type of the service

Auto on startup – Run on Windows startup

On demand – Run when other programs need this service

Disabled (Quarantine) – Block from running

Delete Del – Delete record of the service

Check with AntiViruses on VirusTotal - Check file with 30 AntiVirus engines on site

Search in Web

Google - Search information about startup program in Google

Google News - Search information about startup program in Google News

Text Operations

Copy to Clipboard - Copy to clipboard full information about service

Copy Path - Copy to clipboard path of service file

Find... Ctrl+F – Find text in Services window

Find Next F3 – Find text in Services window

Refresh F5 – refresh data in Services window


Columns – select columns to show/hide in Services window

Toolbar – show/hide toolbar

Grid – show/hide grids in all windows

Status Bar - show/hide status bar

Detailed Info - Show/hide detailed info window

Text Colors

Security Risk Rate [red/yellow/green] – Enable/disable colors of security analysis

Hide Microsoft Services [grey] – Mark services of Microsoft with grey text color

Mark Running Services [blue] – Mark running services with blue text color

Microsoft services – Show services of Microsoft in the window

Not Microsoft services – Show services of other companies in the window