›› What do the values under the Dependencies tab of the service properties dialog mean?

Some services need to be started in order for other services to run. If a service is stopped, other services that depend on it will not be able to function. For example, the Workstation service has to be started in order for the Alerter service to run as you can see in the first box of the screenshot. However, no services depend on the Alerter service as you can see in the second box of the screenshot. If you choose to change your services from the default setting, be aware of the dependencies in which each service relies.

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