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How to Start/Stop Retail Demo Service

Service name: RetailDemo

Display name: Retail Demo Service


Description:

The Retail Demo service controls device activity while the device is in retail demo mode.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k rdxgroup

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Retail Demo Service service from Command Prompt

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type cmd, right click on cmd icon under the Programs and click on Run as administrator

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Please select, right and copy a registry key from below, then right click on command prompt window, select Paste and press Enter


To Start Retail Demo Service service:

net start RetailDemo

sc start RetailDemo


Note: You can’t start a service if Startup type is on Disabled.


To Stop Retail Demo Service service:

net stop RetailDemo

sc stop RetailDemo


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config RetailDemo start= auto

Manual:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 3 /f

sc config RetailDemo start= demand

Disabled:

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4 /f

sc config RetailDemo start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

sc config RetailDemo start= delayed-auto


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f


When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0.

REG add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\RetailDemo" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f