Service did not return an error. Any suggestions welcome, Hi, I would certainly go the easy way. The only way I've found to overcome these limitations is by either manually setting it up after installing it not an option for dependencies , hacking the registry yourself not a wise choice or by using a product like InstallShield which can do it all for you quite nicely. In the Services panel, double-click your new service and go to the second tab, Login. This method should set things ' in motion so your service can do its work. One would be to maintain a thread safe singleton object, i. This static field is read-only.
Install' could not be found. The event is logged only on the start and stop of the windows service. I tried a much simplified Installer class based on an online example: Imports System. If you guys find a workaround or decide to use the two-sided approach, would you be so kind as to repost here? Source: I must add one more point in this thread. Oh, and thanks for the great tip about removing the service : Saved me tons of restarting I bet.
Can some one tell me what this means and how to slove this. Main End Sub End Class There's also an installer class which I think is the source of my problems. This Tick event does not work as well with Windows Service Most of the time it does not get triggered. Timer Private Sub InitializeComponent Me. Here's the installer class as I initially wrote it. The Installer is in the ServiceProcess class.
This will add the installer class to your service and this very installer class will carry the RunInstaller true attribute for your. The class with the class-level attribute RunInstaller true is the installation class for your service. I tried the normal way of invoking applications thruough the shell command but it doesn't. Remove InstallState file because there are no installers. Now, You have to open CommandPromt as Administrator.
I'm building a service and I would like to have the user have control over one parameter. So we want to install these windows services on this isolated system with out any changes. As far i haven't seen any info on that for a basic case of a service. This is where the problem starts: the timer doens't seem to start. So my question is there a way to make these persistent or provide some command line parameters at install or start. I think the reason your controls weren't showing up was due to a threading issue i.
I then installed the service again, which also went fine, but when i try to start the service now, i get an error. Hi Uzivatel, Sure, you can do it, Look forward to your update. Visual studio will now be in debug mode. Members marked with the RunInstallerAttribute set to false will not invoke an installer. Hi, Right click in the design panel of your service and select Add Installer. Friend WithEvents Timer1 As System.
The client writes an entry in the table, the service checks the table on a schedule basis e. If Debug Then ' When debugging a service, you have to attach to a running process. Within the service code, I would put an event handler on any modification on a given directory. Object, ByVal e As System. Therefore, when you want to check whether the attribute is set to this value in your code, you must specify the attribute as.
Forms namespace, this timer has a Tick event instead of an Elasped event that the example describes. Run ServicesToRun End Sub Private components As System. And when I attached the debugger with the service from. Hope this helps I read the guide at and everything went fine until the end. When you mark a property with the set to false, the value of this attribute is set to the constant member. Configure config ; } In this way you don't need to hardcode any path, just be sure the config file is always in exe's directory.
It doesn't allow you to setup the service at all. After that, the service would start. Elapsed 'Your code End Sub I hope this helps. Hi, For your question is related setup installation , I moved your post to corresponding forum : , you will get a more professional support from there. A simple stop service didn't do it. We r also getting the same error as above.