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Hide COM server.

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I have a COM server that I want to run in the background.  Meaning, I don't want to see the main form, I don't want to see the Icon in the task bar, I would like to not even have the Icon in the System Tray.  Any suggestions?
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Yeah, make it an ActiveX library if possible.
Will it be an EXE or can it be a DLL ?

If it's a DLL it'll never be seen.

There are several ways to hide EXEs, depending on just how
hidden it needs to be.

To remove the app icon from the taskbar, a simple way is:
  SendMessage(Application.Handle, SW_HIDE);

Hiding fromt the Windows task list (Ctrl+Alt+Del) is a little more complex and platform dependent, I think.


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