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SQL Server Service Check Utility

By Rudy Panigas,

SQL Server Service Check Utility

I was ask to see if Full Text Search was installed on a development server one day. So after some manual work to collect this information I thought that maybe there could be a better way. So I wrote this script to help out.

Here is how this script could help you

  1. Determine the status of SQL server service(s) - running or not
  2. Determine if the service is installed or not

I have executed it on the following servers

  • 32 bit and 64 bit
  • SQL 2005 with SP3 - Stand alone and on multiple instances
  • SQL 2008 with SP1 and SP2 - Stand alone and on multiple instances
  • SQL 2008 R2 latest patches

Hope you find it useful.

Please vote as this helps in writing future scripts and article.


Thanks for your time,


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