troubleshooting Question

Windows Service Timer event not firing

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Below is my code for service1.vb. I have created a timer, but it's not firing the elapsed event. What am I doing wrong?

P.s.: I removed the component designer generated code for this sample, let me know if you need it.
Imports System.ServiceProcess
Imports System.IO

Public Class Service1
    Inherits System.ServiceProcess.ServiceBase

'Component Designer Generated Code

    Protected Overrides Sub OnStart(ByVal args() As String)
        ' Add code here to start your service. This method should set things
        ' in motion so your service can do its work.
    End Sub

    Protected Overrides Sub OnStop()
        ' Add code here to perform any tear-down necessary to stop your service.
    End Sub
    Private Sub CreateTimer()
        Dim Timer1 As New System.Timers.Timer
        Timer1.Interval = 5000
        Timer1.Enabled = True
        AddHandler Timer1.Elapsed, _
           New System.Timers.ElapsedEventHandler(AddressOf Me.Timer1_Elapsed)
    End Sub

    Private Sub Timer1_Elapsed(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
       ByVal e As System.Timers.ElapsedEventArgs)
        'System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox.Show("Elapsed!", "Timer Event Raised!")
        Dim SourcePath As String = "Y:\SigFiles\"
        Dim DestPath As String = "C:\SigFiles\"
        Dim FileMove As String
        'Dim Directory As New System.IO.DirectoryInfo(SourcePath)
        Dim fi As System.IO.FileInfo
        For Each sFile As String In Directory.GetFiles(SourcePath)
            fi = New System.IO.FileInfo(sFile)
            FileMove = Right(fi.Name, 16)
            FileMove = Left(FileMove, 6)
            If Not System.IO.Directory.Exists(DestPath & FileMove) Then System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(DestPath & FileMove)
            'move files to subdirectory based on name
            System.IO.File.Move(sFile, DestPath & FileMove & "\" & fi.Name)
    End Sub
End Class
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