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application without the graphic inteface

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how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I know
that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow !!
Nov 17 '05 #1
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"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I know
that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow !!


When you refer to MSN Messenger, do you simply mean the ability to reduce
the application to a tray icon? If so, then do a Google search for
NotifyIcon...
Nov 17 '05 #2

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"Mark Rae" wrote:
"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:06**********************************@microsof t.com...
how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I know
that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow !!


When you refer to MSN Messenger, do you simply mean the ability to reduce
the application to a tray icon? If so, then do a Google search for
NotifyIcon...



Thank u , I don't mean that . that very easy .
Nov 17 '05 #3

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"Mark Rae" wrote:
"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I know
that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow !!


When you refer to MSN Messenger, do you simply mean the ability to reduce
the application to a tray icon? If so, then do a Google search for
NotifyIcon...

I mean , for exemple ,use the task manager and looke at some programs that
are running without an interface , SVCHOST.EXE , CTFMON.EXE
all of these programs are runnig without window .
Nov 17 '05 #4

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"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
> application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I
> know
> that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow
> !!


When you refer to MSN Messenger, do you simply mean the ability to reduce
the application to a tray icon? If so, then do a Google search for
NotifyIcon...

Thank u , I don't mean that . that very easy .


So what do you mean by "an app without a graphic interface...?" Do you mean
a console app? Or maybe a Windows service...?
Nov 17 '05 #5

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"Mark Rae" wrote:
"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> how can I run an application without a graphic interface , I mean an
> application that works in the background licke the msn messenger , I
> know
> that I can hide the window form , but that makes the program very slow
> !!

When you refer to MSN Messenger, do you simply mean the ability to reduce
the application to a tray icon? If so, then do a Google search for
NotifyIcon...

Thank u , I don't mean that . that very easy .


So what do you mean by "an app without a graphic interface...?" Do you mean
a console app? Or maybe a Windows service...?

yes I think a windows service
Nov 17 '05 #6

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"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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yes I think a windows service


Ah - now we're getting somewhere!

Writing a Windows service is considerably easier in .NET than it was in,
say, VB6...

http://www.google.com/search?sourcei...ows+service%22
Nov 17 '05 #7

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"Mark Rae" wrote:
"Baghdadi" <Ba******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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yes I think a windows service


Ah - now we're getting somewhere!

Writing a Windows service is considerably easier in .NET than it was in,
say, VB6...

http://www.google.com/search?sourcei...ows+service%22

thank u , for help
Nov 17 '05 #8

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