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How to convert a dialog based MFC application to a windows service

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i have dialog based MFC application in vc++6.0.(Doesn have .net framework)
Can i convert into a process.
Is ther any tool for that?

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Hi manajitrath,

it is not easy to convert a dialog base app to a service, since a service is just a console application which has no windows message queue.

But it is possible to implement a service which itself starts the dialog based application - i.e. you can find sourcecode for this at http://www.codeproject.com/KB/system/xyntservice.aspx

Hope that helps,

ZOPPO
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thanks for the reply.

i have gone through the code .it worked
But , Does the application work as a service once it is included in the ini ? will it have the property of a service?

 
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Well, hard to say what you mean with 'property of a service' - at least it can be started/terminated without need to be logged in as a user. And it should be able to retrieve windows messages.

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