Windows: How to Install/Uninstall the Iguana Service From a Command Prompt

Introduction

If you ever encounter any problems with the installation or uninstallation of the Iguana service, you can easily install (or uninstall) the service from a command prompt.

Issue [top]

How to Install/Uninstall the Iguana Service From a Windows Command Prompt

Solution [top]

To install the Iguana Service:

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Use the cd command to change to the install directory of your Iguana installation:

    The install directory is usually “C:\Program Files\iNTERFACEWARE\Iguana” (which is the default installation path for the automatic installer) — or wherever your Iguana was installed (if you are not using the default install path).

  3. Run the iguana_service --install command:

    This will recreate the Service entry for your Iguana install.

To uninstall the Iguana Service:

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Use the cd command to change to the install directory of your Iguana installation:

    The install directory is usually “C:\Program Files\iNTERFACEWARE\Iguana” (which is the default installation path for the automatic installer) — or wherever your Iguana was installed (if you are not using the default install path).

  3. Run the iguana_service --uninstall command:

    This will remove the Service entry for your Iguana install.

How it Works [top]

If for any reason you have problems with the installation or uninstallation of the Iguana service, you can easily install (or uninstall) the service from a command prompt.

Fixing the problem simply involves re-installing the service using the iguana_service --install command, or uninstalling the service using the iguana_service --uninstall command

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