Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. Alternatively, register and become a site sponsor/subscriber and ads will be disabled automatically. 



Sign in to follow this  
Scubar

Setting a program to run as a service

Recommended Posts

Hi

im making a silent installer for my copy of CpuIdle Extreme and i want to know how i can set it to run as a service, i checked over on there site but it tells u to use a program which u have to pay for todo it.

now i know that it can be done without using this program but i dont know what Registry Entries i need to create inorder for it to run as a service (eg path to .exe and description for showing in services.msc)

( i have set all my other reg entries for the program so that it doesnt display in the taskbar anyway and doesnt show the splash screen etc etc. )

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

there must be a different way other than using these programs just to create a service.

i am making a silent installer for it to run from svcpack.inf so surely all i need todo is add some registry keys.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can still do it with your installer. Just use the MS instsrv.exe and srvany.exe and create the registry keys that it requires. Then export that out and use the .reg file and the two exe's and have them as part of your install. You do need those files.

I have moved created services from one PC to another by just exporting the registry settings and copying the exe's. Doing it in an installer should work the same way.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×