troubleshooting Question

Creating a service not in the taskbar

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marcjbFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hello All,

I have a DOS program that does some file processing and also writes to a logfile that is currently running as a service.  The problem I have is that a blank minimized DOS window shows up in the taskbar, and the client can terminate the program by closing this window.

Is there a way to make it so that the program either does not appear in the taskbar or can't be closed just by clicking the X in the top right corner?  Also, what signal is sent to a program when the X is clicked?

Thanks for your help,

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