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Q&A: Why did my Windows Service Start Unexpectedly?
I’ve got a Windows Service that keeps starting by itself. Why is that happening? I’m pulling my hair out trying to figure out why… — Colin P. Hi Colin. There may be several culprits here. Let’s go through a few. … Continue reading
Q&A: Why isn’t AlwaysUp Writing to the Windows Event Logs?
Hello, I’m hoping you can help me troubleshoot some issues we are experiencing with AlwaysUp. We are currently using version 126.96.36.199. A user reported that something wasn’t working correctly with the application we’re running as a service. Upon investigating the … Continue reading
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Q&A: Why can’t AlwaysUp run my Batch File?
Hi. I think I’ve written a batch file that your AlwaysUp software cannot run as a service. Here are the contents of my file: @echo off > usermessage.vbs ECHO Set wshShell = CreateObject( “WScript.Shell” ) >>usermessage.vbs ECHO wshShell.Popup “My Text … Continue reading
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Q&A: How do I Eliminate Errors from my C# Console App Windows Service?
For a few years now, our company has been using AlwaysUp to run an internally developed C# console application as a service. The application checks a folder for incoming files and processes anything it finds. It runs every 30 seconds. … Continue reading
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Q&A: Why does AlwaysUp Fail to Run my Program?
I set up our application with AlwaysUp but it doesn’t work. When I try to start it, it runs for a few seconds then fails with this error: AlwaysUpService was unable to start the application properly, failing at least 5 … Continue reading
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