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Interactive Services Detection Service Removed in Windows 10 (so no more Switching to Session 0)

Microsoft has finally done it. Session 0 is officially off limits. The Interactive Services Detection Service — necessary to switch to Session 0 — has been removed in Windows 10 Version 1803 (released in April 2018). While applications running in … Continue reading

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How do I Prevent the Interactive Services Detection Window from Constantly Coming Up?

Why do I see the “Interactive Services Detection” window? The Interactive Services Detection (ISD) window appears whenever a Windows Service running on your computer is showing a window or prompt in Session 0 — a “background desktop” created 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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