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How to Automatically Dismiss Popups from a Windows Service

Why Windows Services Should Avoid Showing Popups/Dialog Boxes Unlike a regular application (like Microsoft Word) that you launch from a desktop icon and actively work with to accomplish a specific task, a Windows Service is designed to start when your … Continue reading

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Working with Interactive Services? Switch to Session 0 whenever you like!

If you have a Windows Service that displays GUI elements in the isolated Session 0, then you know how frustrating it can be to work with Microsoft’s Interactive Services Detection Dialog. It pops up constantly, screaming for attention on the … Continue reading

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AlwaysUp works with Windows 8 & Windows Server 2012

We are pleased to report that AlwaysUp is working very well with both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012! Here is a screenshot of AlwaysUp running Notepad as a service on Windows 8: The only problem we encountered was with … Continue reading

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