3.4 Install a Windows Service for Experience Server

You can optionally install a Windows services for your Experience Server to ensure that your Experience Server runs automatically each time your Windows restarts. Also, it will allow you to control the start and stop operations by using the Services control panel.

For more information, see http://blogs.adobe.com/ADEPhelp/2011/09/installing-windows-service-for-adep-experience-server.html.