Starting and Stopping Windows Services with BackupAssistBackupAssist allows you to write scripts that enable you to start and stop windows services before and after your scheduled backup jobs.
ProcedureIn the Advanced tab of BackupAssist, you will see the facility to run command line scripts before and after the backup job. This is where you can enter in the commands to stop and start windows services.
Stopping ServicesTo stop a service, in the pre or post-backup script, type:
net stop <service name>
eg. net stop spooler
Starting ServicesTo start a service, in the pre or post-backup script, type:
net start <service name>
eg. net start spooler