Chapter 10. Using NT Services

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Services are powerful features that are now beginning to see favor with developers. One reason services are not widely used is the limited amount of literature available describing how to create services. Another reason is the level of expertise required to start and communicate programmatically with services.

Suppose that you want your Windows 2000 machine to start a process whenever it starts. A service might be just the thing, especially if the process does not require a user interface. For instance, what if you need a process that checks ...

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