Missing Services and Tasks


There may be left overs on the system or unproperly installed packages that may lead to missing services.

We can find these missing service binaries with this command:

autorunsc64.exe -a s | more

We are looking for "File not found:" entries.

If we have write access to the folder that holds the missing executable, we can copy our binary over and elevate our privileges.

icacls c:\folder
copy c:\executable c:\folder\missing.exe


The same applies for tasks, we can find this with:

autoruns64.exe -a t | more

and repeat the procedure above with services.

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