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Where do can I find Srvinstw.exe on server 2008 standard edition sp1

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I am trying to make a Windows service for an application that only has a process.  I need to be able to remotely start the service.  This article discusses Srvinstw.exe.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/251192
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Check here C:\Windows\System32\
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by:wdabbs
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I did, unfortunately not finding it. sc.exe is there.
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by:big_one01
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Srvinstw.exe not supported in 2008 server
Instead must use: srvany.exe

Also can use the commaand line SC.exe to create a new service that launches "srvany " (e.g. sc create MyService binPath= C:\Windows\System32\srvany.exe DisplayName= "My Custom Service" )
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by:Lazarus
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Its not part of Windows Server 2008, you can find it in The Microsoft Server Resource Kit however, in Windows 2003, but I do not know if it still works for 2008.
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by:wdabbs
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big_one01: srvany.exe does not exist on my server either.  I know I can use sc.exe but I am sucker for gui's.

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by:wdabbs
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lazarus98: I will give it a shot, I agree it does not look like it exists for 2008.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Download the Resource Kit the tool should be listed there. I believe the Windows 2003 tool will work on Windows 2008 server as well
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by:wdabbs
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Well, it will install on 2008, however srvany will not run.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Should run on 2008 server. Look at the 2008 Server Resouce tool kit
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by:wdabbs
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Do you have a link to this bundle you speak of?
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by:wdabbs
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Already installed that, and it is for the server 2003.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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You need to move the tool into the system32 folder this is fine it should work
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by:wdabbs
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getting closer,but still unable to use srvany
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Darius Ghassem earned 2000 total points
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It works are you sure you are doing it correctly?
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Did you move the entire tools folder? or just the tool you want to use?
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