Would you like to learn how to list permissions of a Windows service using ACCESSCHK? This tutorial will show you how to install ACCESSCHK and verify the permissions of a service on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Windows - Check permissions of service using ACCESSCHK

As an Administrator, start a Powershell console.

Windows 10 - powershell elevated

Create a temporary directory to store Sysinternals.

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Download the Sysinternals application.

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Install the Sysinternals on Windows.

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In our example, Sysinternals was installed on the root of drive C.

Windows - Sysinternals installation

Optionally, add the directory to the PATH environment variable.

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Congratulations! You have finished the installation of Sysinternals on Windows.

Tutorial ACCESSCHK - List permissions of a Windows service

As an Administrator, start an elevated command line.

Windows - Elevated command prompt

List the Windows services available.

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Here is the command output.

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List the permissions of a Windows service.

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Here is the command output.

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In our example, We used ACCESSCHK  to list the permissions of the service named GUPDATE.

Optionally, display only objects that have write access.

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Here is the command output.

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Congratulations! You are able to list the permissions of a Windows service using ACCESSCHK.