- September 19, 2016 at 7:41 am #54245
I have an executable file (MyTask.exe). Now I want to make it as a service so whenever we start it in services.msc it will start the exe file and so on.
Can anyone have any idea how this can be done.September 19, 2016 at 8:19 am #54246
get-help New-ServiceSeptember 19, 2016 at 8:44 am #54249
I tried with the below command, it created the Service in Services.msc
PS C:\windows\system32> New-Service -Name "Test" -BinaryPathName "C:\Users\amarnath.mahato\Desktop\My Docz\Backup\Powe
hell Scripts\Exe Files\LastBootUpTime.exe -k netsvcs" -DisplayName "Test" -StartupType Manual -Description "This is a
Now when I am trying to start it, it throwing the below ERROR :
The Test service failed to start due to the following error:
The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.
Error code -> 1053
Any suggestion on this.. I am running is locally, and am local admin as well?September 19, 2016 at 12:13 pm #54257
You can't just run any old executable file as a service directly. They have to be written to work that way. If you want to run something else as a service, there's an old tool called SrvAny.exe that can help with that.September 19, 2016 at 12:39 pm #54259
As Dave mentioned SrvAny is very old and I believe only available in equally old Windows resource kits which are difficult to get these days. You can download and use a tool which provides the same functionality but it is still under active development call NSSM – the Non-Sucking Service Manager.
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