Launch desktop/GUI app from service?

Launch desktop/GUI app from service?

Post by Charlie Beerm » Sat, 17 Feb 1996 04:00:00





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:

>    system("NOTEPAD")

>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.

Have you set the *service* to allow interaction with the desktop?

You may also need to call WinExec or similar instead of "system".

        Charlie

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