Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Windows 7

Check Status of Windows Service

To check if a local or a remote Windows service is running or not, create a batch file, name it for ex. check_service.bat

and paste the following code:

@echo off
sc \localhost query Apache2.2 > service_status.txt
Find /i "RUNNING" service_status.txt >> service_status.txt
IF %errorlevel% == 0 (
	echo service is running
) ELSE (
	echo service is not running
@echo on