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How to Start/Stop System Event Notification Service

Service name: SENS

Display name: System Event Notification Service


Description:

Monitors system events and notifies subscribers to COM+ Event System of these events.



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

CMD:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop System Event Notification 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 System Event Notification Service service:

net start SENS

sc start SENS


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


To Stop System Event Notification Service service:

net stop SENS

sc stop SENS


To change Startup type:

Automatic:

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

sc config SENS start= auto

Manual:

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

sc config SENS start= demand

Disabled:

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

sc config SENS start= disabled

Automatic (Delayed Start):

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

sc config SENS 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\SENS" /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\SENS" /v DelayedAutostart /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f