Solved

nt service that uses com

Posted on 2000-03-27
5
163 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-25
Hi all
I have written a program that uses a com object to send e-mails.

The program has been working great.
When I converted this program to a nt-service the program didn't work.
The dispatch method returned false.
I don't understand what happened since
I ran both programs on the same machine.

Could someone help me?

(Note: I have limited knowledge in com so please take this into consideration while answering me)

0
Comment
Question by:rany
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:majorjohn
ID: 2663207
Can u explain how u convert it to COM to NT Services. Have u made it via ATL COM? Pl detail ur procedure how u have made it?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
MurRaj earned 25 total points
ID: 2663340
Before Creating dispatch we need to initialize the Ole..like
OleInitialize(NULL)..
You might have missed out this..please check out...
0
 

Author Comment

by:rany
ID: 2664103
So simple and so true.
Thank you.

Can you recommend me a good COM book?

Rany
0
 

Expert Comment

by:MurRaj
ID: 2664201
I would suggest you to go through InsideCOM by Dale Rogerson.Its really a nice book
0
 

Author Comment

by:rany
ID: 2664411
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

With most software applications trying to cater to multiple user needs nowadays, the focus is to make them as configurable as possible. For e.g., when creating Silverlight applications which will connect to WCF services, the service end point usuall…
After several hours of googling I could not gather any information on this topic. There are several ways of controlling the USB port connected to any storage device. The best example of that is by changing the registry value of "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\S…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question