Solution: The following Windows service is installed on your computer: elasticsearch-service-x64. Remove elasticsearch-service-x64 to continue.


This error may come when installing Azure DevOps Server, all you need to do is to open command prompt as administrator and navigate to Elastic search directory which is usullay as below:

D:\Program Files\Azure DevOps Server 2019\Search\ES\elasticsearchv6.2\bin

And run below command:

elasticsearch-service.bat remove

You will get message as below upon success:

The service ‘elasticsearch-service-x64’ has been removed

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