HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ service-name

Data type


Default value


Service group name

(There is no default value for this entry.)


Specifies the name of the service group to which the service belongs. If this entry does not appear in the registry, the service does not belong to a service group. As a result, it will be loaded after all services in service groups are loaded.

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