Shavlik Protect Console Service Is Not Listed In Services.msc

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    The purpose of this document is to provide further troubleshooting options if the Shavlik Protect Console Service is not listed in Services.msc




    Shavlik Protect Console Service is not visible in the Services.msc although Shavlik Protect runs without issues.





    Check to see if Shavlik Protect has been installed in Add/Remove Programs. If Shavlik Protect is indeed installed, the Shavlik Protect Console Service should still be running. This issue is caused by the user not being logged in as the initial user who installed Shavlik Protect.


    This has been found to only affect the following Operating Systems:

    Windows Server 2008

    Windows Server 2008 R2

    Windows Server 2012

    Windows Server 2012 R2




    Uninstall and Reinstall Shavlik under the desired user.


    The services can be stopped with the following commands in an Administrative Command Prompt

         1. net stop stconsolesvc

         2. net start stconsolesvc


    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik Protect 9.x

    Patch for Windows Servers 9.3.x