service::shutdown shuts down a specified service by sending a SERVICE_CONTROL_SHUTDOWN signal. It has the following command line argument:

  • positional argument: the name of the service to shutdown

mimikatz # service::shutdown iphlpsvc

The following error might be raised when running this command: 0x00000057 The parameter is incorrect

It must be noted that this command was not found to work on either Windows 7 or Window 10.

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