Have you set the *service* to allow interaction with the desktop?Quote:>Does anyone know how to lauch a desktop/GUI app from a service? I have
>a Perl script that works fine from the console:
>but when run as a CGI from EMWACS https (an NT service), it never becomes
>visible. My https, Perl, NOTEPAD and Netscape are ALL on the SAME machine.
>NT 3.51 sp3.
You may also need to call WinExec or similar instead of "system".