Data type Range Default value
REG_MULTI_SZ Service group name [service group name] There is no default value for this entry.


Specifies the service group(s) that must be loaded before this service is loaded. This entry ensures that prerequisite services are loaded successfully.

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This information is presented for reference only. You cannot change the prerequisite services for a service by editing this entry. To change the value of DependOnService, use the ChangeServiceConfig API or Sc.exe, a tool included in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit.