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Moving your AlwaysUp Applications/Services? Easily Import Them All at Once

Do you manage multiple applications in AlwaysUp? Across multiple machines? If so, AlwaysUp’s new “bulk import” feature might make your life a bit easier. 🙂 Instead of adding applications one-by-one (as described in the “How to move your applications” article), … Continue reading

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AlwaysUp 12: Bulk Import & Improvements for Dropbox

AlwaysUp version 12 is out! Here are the most notable advancements in our popular “run anything as a Windows Service” software: Easily import application XML files “in bulk” — instead of one at a time The best way to copy … Continue reading

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Q&A: What’s the Difference between AlwaysUp and Service Protector?

  We own a license of both AlwaysUp and Service Protector. It seems like AlwaysUp is able to do more (larger feature set) however the pricing is less then Service Protector. We are setting up new servers and need to transfer … Continue reading

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Dropbox Version 81.4.195 (September 18, 2019) Not Working With AlwaysUp For Some Customers

The most recent release of Dropbox — Stable Build 81.4.195, posted the morning of September 18 — may not work properly as a Windows Service with AlwaysUp. We are actively investigating. So far, the problem appears to be related to … Continue reading

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Q&A: How do I Fix “The service did not start due to a logon failure”?

  I setup AlwaysUp to run JRiver Media Center as a Windows Service but it’s simply not working. I reboot the server every week and every time AlwaysUp says it can’t log on. These errors come up, over and over: Help! … Continue reading

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