Changed services (Windows)

Module: Startup Files

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check reports service configurations that changed after the last snapshot update. Changes in service type, status, startup type, logon account, executable path, and permissions are reported.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Changed services

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: System Information

  • Windows 2000 (105837)

  • Windows 2003 (205837)

  • Windows 2008 (248837)

  • Windows Vista (228837)

  • Windows XP (200837)

Title: Changed service

Description:The service was changed after the last snapshot update. If the change is authorized, update the snapshot. If the change is not authorized, restore the previous setting.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: true

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]