Windows 10: How to determine which applications are currently using a service
How to determine which applications are currently using a service
Is there a way to find out, which applications are currently using a service?
Welcome to the forum.
Short answer: No.
Typically applications do not use a service directly. Usually an application relies on what a service is doing and the developer may not even be aware of which service is performing that function. In some cases this isn't even officially documented.
Windows does not understand what an application is doing except at a very primitive level. It has no knowledge of what applications are using which services. Windows cannot tell you what is doesn't know.
Why do you want to know this?
I am a programmer (amateur) so I know these things from first hand experience.
Thank you very much,
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