Some users report problems installing PV BeanCounter sustem services. They report errors such as that shown below:

Service 'PVService' (PVService) could not be installed.
Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install 
system services.

This error can occur if for some reason there is already a "PVService" installed on your system. The PV BeanCounter installer normally uninstalls old services before installing a new one. 

If you encounter this problem, check for the presence of old PV BeanCounter services:
  • Open "Task Manager" - Right click on the Task Bar and choose Task Manager
  • Click on the "Services" tab
  • Look for PV BeanCounter services. There are two named one named PVService and the other named PVPublisherService
You can manually remove the PV BeanCounter services using the following:

For Windows 7 
  • Click on the "Start / Windows" icon at the bottom left of the task bar
  • Choose All Programs / Accessiores
  • Right click on Command Prompt and choose "Run as administrator"
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVService:
sc.exe delete PVService
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVPublisherService:
sc.exe delete PVPublisherService

For Windows 8 
  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen. This will open the "Power User Menu"
  • Click on Command Prompt (Admin)
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVService:
sc.exe delete PVService
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVPublisherService:
sc.exe delete PVPublisherService


For Windows 10 
  • Right click on the "Start / Windows" icon at the bottom left of the task bar
  • Click on Windows PowerShell (Admin)
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVService:
sc.exe delete PVService
  • Enter the following command to remove the PVPublisherService:
sc.exe delete PVPublisherService

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