Starting and Stopping the Iguana Service

The Iguana Interface Engine runs in the background on the computer as a Service.  In some scenarios, the service must be manually stopped or manually started if a major issues occurs on the PC. 

Using the Services Manager:

  1. Open Windows Services:

    Using the Services Manager is the “standard” way to manage Windows services.

    1. Type “services” into Windows Search and run the Services App:

      This works on Windows 10 and Windows 7. Alternatively you can run services.msc.

      search for services

    2. The Services window appears:
      services window
  2. Stop the Iguana service:
    1. Choose the service to start or stop — in this case we will stop the iNTERFACEWARE Iguana service:
    2. Right click on the service name, click on Stop or Start (depending on what you are trying to do):

      The Status column changes from Running to blank or Stopped to Running.

      blank status