This post has been migrated to http://www.thinkcode.se/blog/2013/05/16/change-the-binary-path-for-a-windows-service
Do you need to change the path to a binary a Windows sevice is executing? Maybe you want to change the location of where a service is installed?
It can be done suing the command
sc and setting the
It is also possible to update the registry.
The way to update the registry is:
- Stop the service
- Locate the service in the windows registry and modify the value of the ‘ImagePath’ key to the new binary
- Start the service
The service can be found at
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\<your service name>
I needed to move Splunk so I found one of my services at