GetServices Method
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ServiceController.GetServices Method ()


Retrieves all the services on the local computer, except for the device driver services.

Namespace:   System.ServiceProcess
Assembly:  System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)

static member GetServices : unit -> ServiceController[]

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController[]

An array of type ServiceController in which each element is associated with a service on the local computer.

Exception Condition

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

GetServices returns only the non-device driver services and the services that are not drivers from the local computer. To retrieve device driver services, call the GetDevices method. Together, the two methods provide access to all the services on a computer.

The following example uses the ServiceController class to display the services that are running on the local computer.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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