Autamatically installing a windows service

Posted on 2007-08-07
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I need to be able to autamatically install a service I have screated. Ie can I package it up as an MSI and get it install when the MSI is ran and also started. IT uses the local system account so users are not a problem.

at the moment they have to use the instalutil which is not very friendly
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    brilliant thanks
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