How to: Pause a Windows Service (Visual Basic)
This example uses the ServiceController component to pause the IIS Admin service on the local computer.
This code example is also available as an IntelliSense code snippet. In the code snippet picker, it is located in Windows Operating System > Windows Services. For more information, see How to: Insert Snippets Into Your Code (Visual Basic).
The MachineName property of the ServiceController class is the local computer by default. To reference Windows services on another computer, change the MachineName property to the name of that computer.
The following conditions may cause an exception: