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Restarting the “Eclipse Automation Service” in Windows for Epicor ECM Client Services

Restarting a Windows service like the “Eclipse Automation Service” can help resolve various issues and ensure that the service is functioning properly. This knowledge base article provides step-by-step instructions on how to restart the “Eclipse Automation Service” on a Windows system.

Step-by-Step Guide:

1. Open Services Manager:

  • Press the Windows key on your keyboard or click on the Start button.
  • In the search bar, type “services.msc” and press Enter.
  • The Services Manager window will open.

2. Locate the “Eclipse Automation Service”:

  • In the Services Manager window, scroll through the list to find the “Eclipse Automation Service.”

3. Stop the Service:

  • Right-click on the “Eclipse Automation Service” entry.
  • From the context menu, click on “Stop.” This will halt the service.

4. Start the Service:

  • After stopping the service, right-click on the “Eclipse Automation Service” entry again.
  • From the context menu, click on “Start.” This will initiate the service.

5. Verify Service Status:

  • Observe the Status column in the Services Manager window.
  • The status should change from “Stopped” to “Running” once the service is successfully restarted.

6. Close Services Manager:

  • Close the Services Manager window once you have confirmed that the “Eclipse Automation Service” is running.

Additional Notes:

  • If you encounter any issues during the restart process, consider the following:
    • Ensure you have the necessary permissions to stop and start services on the system.
  • If restarting the service doesn’t resolve the issue, you may need to investigate further or seek assistance from technical support.


Restarting the “Eclipse Automation Service” on Windows is a straightforward process that can help address service-related problems. By following these steps, you can ensure that the service is functioning as expected and contributing to the overall smooth operation of your system.

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