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Trying install a windows service

I have a pretty simple service that reads a file and inserts rows to sql server.  I have debugged it and it's working to my satisfaction at this point.  I commented the debugging lines out and did a build.  The build succeeds.  Then I go to the VB command line and change the directory to the location of the exe and run "InstallUtil myProject.exe" and get a successful Commit and install message.  However my service does not appear in the list of services.  I have turned off my VPN firewall and am running all this as Admin.  

Any ideas why it's not installing?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Got it.  The first link was very helpful.  I had previously added an Installer class and for whatever reason that was not working.  When I clicked the "Add Installer" link and followed the directions as outlined in the article the service was successfully installed.
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