Windows service overview

What is windows service?
Windows service is a computer program, which will run in the background.

Why windows service?
When some action has to be performed at a particular time, or need to be performed continuously in specific time interval without user interaction then the solution is Windows service. As windows service will run in the background, the programming logic which we have written will be executed in the specified time interval without user interaction.


  • Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services
  • In Run -> type services.msc and click on enter
services location