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Q&A: Why doesn’t “Allow service to interact with desktop” work?

  Our legacy Windows Service shows an alert box when it fails to print a document on our server 2012 R2 controller. I went into the service, clicked on the properties and set it to be able to interact with the … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 Certified

Great news! After successfully completing the rigorous demands of the Windows Logo Program for Server Applications, AlwaysUp, Service Protector and ActiveBooks have all earned the Certified for Windows Server 2012 classification from Microsoft. Despite an early setback with hardware requirements, … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 Certification – Thanks Microsoft!

For many Windows developers, a new Operating System release involves testing applications for compatibility. So with dreams of the shiny new Certified for Windows Server 2012 logo in mind, we eagerly started jumping through the usual hoops to prove that … Continue reading

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Windows Services: No Significant Changes in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Despite a gap of three years since the last major OS releases, Microsoft has not introduced any meaningful changes in the Windows Services API for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Indeed, only the most technical folks will care about … Continue reading

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