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NT Service 'Access denied'

Posted on 2004-04-02
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I have made a NT Service that is very simple.
Writes to a log on c:\temp\ and runs a COM component at a certain time.
When I try to start it on Services I get an 'Access denied' message.
Can you help me?
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Question by:pmanso
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trywaredk earned 500 total points
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Choose properties on your service in servicemanager
Set it to run as system-account (builtin)

BTW: Anything in your eventlog about it?

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Jorgen Malmgren
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Denmark

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by:Chatable
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I know it's pretty dumb answer but are you running as Administrator?
(Only administrators can start/stop services by default...)
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Builtin and predefined groups in Windows 2000 Pro
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/professional/help/default.asp?url=/windows2000/en/professional/help/windows_security_default_settings.htm

Builtin and predefined groups in Windows XP
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/proddocs/lsm_local_groups.asp

members of the local admin group
1. Start / Run
2. Input CMD
3. Press ENTER
4. Input NET LOCALGROUP ADMINISTRATORS
5. Press ENTER
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:o) Glad I could help you - thank you for the points
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