How to change path to executable for a Windows Service?
This is a quite easier than it sounds. To fix “The system cannot find the file specified”.
just click on Start Menu -> Run and type “Regedit” (without quotes) and press Enter key.
Then you need to navigate to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\[Name of Service]
To change the location of the .exe just change the ImagePath key.
So, What to do to fix the error “The system cannot find the file specified” ?
The system cannot find the file specified – Issue Resolved
Please follow these steps in this video if you want to change the path to a new entry. Windows restart not required but you may need to stop and start the service to reflect the changes.