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I have a Windows PowerShell script that mainly depends on a particular service to be running! so How to check if a service is started or not using PowerShell?

P.S: I need to check the status of  "World Wide Web Publishing Service" in PowerShell.

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To check if a service started or not using PowerShell, you have to get the service object using Get-Service, then get its status using the Status property as below:

$ServiceName = "World Wide Web Publishing Service"
$ServiceStatus = (Get-Service -Name $ServiceName).status
if($ServiceStatus -eq "Running")
{
   Write-Host "Running"
}
else {
   Write-Host "Stopped"
}

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how to check if service is started in powershell

The Get-Service cmdlet gets objects that represent the services on a computer, including running and stopped services. Read more at Get-Service

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Very helpful, thank you!
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