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How to delete the CA PIM Seos watchdog service from Windows OS


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CA Privileged Identity Management Endpoint (PIM)


As shown below, the PIM software is deleted/removed, but there is a phenomenon in that only Watchdog service does not disappear from services.msc

Even after the server is rebooted, the service is not removed from the services.msc



Release : 12.8

Component : CA ControlMinder - NT


The command shows the service state:
> sc query "SeOS Watchdog"

If the service is running they need to stop it through Service Interface or
> sc stop "SeOS Watchdog"

To delete the service run:
> sc delete "SeOS Watchdog"

If there is any issue to delete the service they need to delete registry key and all it's subkeys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SeOS Watchdog