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Controlling NT Services via VB

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I need to be able to see if a service has crashed and restart it from a VB program.  Our print quota software has a habit of crashing very often and I need an automated way to restart it.  Thanks!
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use the following Win32API's (found in you know where):
QueryServiceStatus
SetServiceStatus
SetServiceBits
all found in the advapi32.dll as part of the new win32 functionality.
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