Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
Microsoft MVP [Windows 2000 Client/ User Interface]
In the Services MMC snapin, there is a description field which all the native
W2K services use. However, I can't find a method in the API to set this
CreateService() doesn't provide an parameter for the description, and neither
WMI or ADSI support it.
The description field is stored in the registy along with all the other
information - for example, looking under
"HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog", you'll see a string value
Anyway, short of didling the registry myself (throwing up problems when
installing a service remotely), does anyone know how programitcally add the
Thanks a lot!
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