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vb app as a NT service

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I need to make my vb app start as a NT service. How would I do this?
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TimCotteeHead of Software Services
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Or writing a simple executable file and using srvany to make it act as a service.

Search for srvany if you want more information.

CJ

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do you have the compiled version?
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Look here on how to get a vb app running as a service in nt

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/techart/msdn_ntsrvocx.htm 
More instructions and the compiled version is here

http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Pines/3991/ntsvcocx.html 
mAmitaiSoftware developper

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stef4s,

The best solution I have seen comes from Dan Appleman's company Desaware.  The product is the NT Service Toolkit.  You can find it at www.desaware.com.

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srauda that is a dead link

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sorry got it to work.

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sorry got it to work.

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srauda, unfortunately this is not free source code

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Nope, but it is the best solution.

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its ok I got working fine now.

thanks for all the input