Create a local windows service

Hi everyone;

My issue is;
I have an executable file which i have to run continuously while server machine runing. When i put in startup folder it starts when first user logged on. if i define it as a service i deem my issue is going to solve.How to add an exe into windows service without using third party program.
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Mike ThomasConsultantCommented:
I use a tool called fire daemon which is available on a free trial from here http://www.firedaemon.com/

It's pretty cheap to buy but it is very good, try it for 30 days and see if it's worth the $39
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neubdaCommented:
Just download the resource kit...
http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B137890&x=19&y=12

The article above is for nt & 2k but the needed files are included in the 2k3 kit.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9D467A69-57FF-4AE7-96EE-B18C4790CFFD&displaylang=en
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