create window service


I have a jar file and need to create a installer (exe) when this exe is run it should configure  as a window service?
AS we have a setup (exe) for apache web server and when we run this exe a apache service is installed in the windows?
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Where should the service run - on the same machine as Apache?
RockingAuthor Commented:
this is just an example
As we have a setup (exe) for apache web server and when we run this exe a apache service is installed in the windows?

same behaviour (make setup file from jar jar which will run as window service) , i need to create for my jar file whose functioning is to monitor a directory.

I am stuck how to create a window service of that jar file which can run on all windows machine xp,2000,win 7,8
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RockingAuthor Commented:
@CEHJ Does not work as window service..

Features/Framework      YAJSW      JSW      ACD      L4J
License      LGPL                           GPL/Commercial      Apache      BSD/MIT
Run as Windows Service                 X      X      X
CEHJCommented: Does not work as window service..
Sorry - i'm not with you. The support table states the opposite ...

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