JSI Tip 10033. How can I start a disabled Messenger service from the Windows Server 2003 command-line?

To start a DISABLED Messenger service on Windows Server 2003, either type the following commands, pressing Enter after each line:

CD /D %SystemRoot%\system32
sc.exe config Messenger start= auto
net.exe start Messenger
You can also run the StartMessenger.bat file, which contains:
@echo off
%SystemRoot%\system32\sc.exe config Messenger start= auto
%SystemRoot%\system32\net.exe start Messenger



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