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Service Control Manager - 7045


Description »
A service was installed in the system.

Service Name:  NetBackup Client Service
Service File Name:  "C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin\bpcd.exe"
Service Type:  user mode service
Service Start Type:  auto start
Service Account:  LocalSystem
Data formatted as » EventData
ServiceName NetBackup Client Service 
  ImagePath "C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin\bpcd.exe" 
  ServiceType user mode service 
  StartType auto start 
  AccountName LocalSystem 

This event was introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. It tells you when a new service (or driver) has been added to the computer.

It is possible to create services without this event appearing, by directly writing registry keys and files.

You may also see this event logged for a driver installation. Drivers don't have the Service Account field populated in the event description, and their Service Type is shown as "kernel mode driver".