Continue Method

ServiceController.Continue Method

Continues a service after it has been paused.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub Continue()
public void Continue();
public: void Continue();
public function Continue();


Exception Type Condition
Win32Exception An error occurred when accessing a system API.
InvalidOperationException The service cannot be resumed.


When you call Continue for a service, its status is first changed to ContinuePending and then, when the Continue method returns, it is changed to Running.

You cannot call Continue for the service until the service controller status is Paused.


Platforms: Windows NT Server 4.0, Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

.NET Framework Security: 

See Also

ServiceController Class | ServiceController Members | System.ServiceProcess Namespace | CanPauseAndContinue | Pause | Status

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