troubleshooting Question

Why is my Windows Service getting deleted after a Windows Update on Win 10

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Windows 10* Windows UpdatesWindows OSAzure
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I am running a Windows 10 virtual machine on Azure.   I have deployed my application using  simple copy file approach (not MSI).   After which, i am successfully creating the service using SC.exe as follows:

sc create "VNCServer.Service" binPath="C:\server\VNCServer.exe"

net start "VNCServer.Service"

sc config "VNCServer.Service" start= auto  

Everything works as expected for weeks (including many reboots) until the next Windows update is taken.  After taking the Windows update, the service appears to have been deleted.  I need to rerun the script above to create the service each time a windows update occurs.

What is happening here?  What can I do?
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