Manually install a MID Server as a Windows Service If you did not start the MID server at the end of the installation procedure, you can manually install the MID Server to run as a Windows service. Before you beginRole required: admin About this taskYou can install a MID Server as a Windows service in these operating systems: Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2016 Procedure Open the agent directory in the directory you created for the MID Server installation files. For example, the path might be C:\ServiceNow\MID Server1\agent. Right-click the start.bat file, and select Properties. Select the option to Run as administrator. Double-click the start.bat file to install the Windows service.