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DependOnService

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ service-name

Data type

Range

Default value

REG_MULTI_SZ

Service group name [ service name ]

(There is no default value for this entry.)

Description

Specifies the service(s) that must be loaded before this service is loaded. This entry ensures that prerequisite services are loaded successfully.

Note

This information is presented for reference only. You cannot change the prerequisite services for a service by editing this entry. To change the value of DependOnService, use the ChangeServiceConfig API or Sc.exe, a tool included in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit.

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