WinNT/2000 Service Controller

Environment: VC6, Win2000 SP2

This dialog-based VC++ application can be used to control the services in WinNT/2000. To install, follow these steps and the following code:

  1. Open the service control manager and get the handle.
  2. Create the service and get the service handle.
  3. Close the handles.
SC_HANDLE hSCMD = OpenSCManager(NULL,NULL,
                                SC_MANAGER_CREATE_SERVICE);
SC_HANDLE hService = NULL;
if (g_szAcntName[0] == 0)
{
  hService = CreateService(hSCMD, g_szServName, g_szServName, NULL,
    SERVICE_WIN32_OWN_PROCESS, SERVICE_AUTO_START,
    SERVICE_ERROR_NORMAL, szBinaryPath, NULL,NULL, NULL,
                                        NULL, NULL);
}
else{
  hService = CreateService(hSCMD, g_szServName, g_szServName, NULL,
    SERVICE_WIN32_OWN_PROCESS, SERVICE_AUTO_START,
    SERVICE_ERROR_NORMAL, szBinaryPath, NULL,NULL,
    NULL, g_szAcntName, g_szPassword);
}
CloseServiceHandle(hService);
CloseServiceHandle(hSCMD);

To uninstall, follow these steps and the following code:

  1. Open the service control manager and get the handle.
  2. Open the service and get the service handle.
  3. Delete the service by giving the service handle.
  4. Close the handles.
SC_HANDLE hSCMD = OpenSCManager(NULL,NULL,
                                SC_MANAGER_CREATE_SERVICE);
SC_HANDLE hService = OpenService(hSCMD,g_szServName, DELETE);
DeleteService(hService);
CloseServiceHandle(hService);
CloseServiceHandle(hSCMD);

Downloads

Download demo project - 34 Kb
Download source - 34 Kb


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