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Creating a Service as WinMain function

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I have to create a service program with calling COM components. Is it possible to create a service as WinMain function? Or is there any solution to this problem?
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What are you meaning really?
WinMain() is the windows application entry function.
you can do anything you want. you can create program without UI or something else.
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I think service program has nothing to do with the entry point,you can use WinMain/main. It only depend on StartServiceCtrlDispatcher and ServiceMain. And in you main/WinMain you should call OleInitialize(NULL); in order to use COM components.

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