Friday, August 15, 2008

Run Application As A Service

You want to run an application when the computer starts without having to log on to the computer.

use Windows Resource Kit tools Instsrv.exe & Srvany.exe , at command-line: "path\INSTSRV.EXE MyApplication path\SRVANY.EXE" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MyApplication, Add Key and name it Parameters, Add String under Parameters with path to application.

Link here with zip file of just the files needed (not the whole resource kit).

Microsoft link about using these tools

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