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Error Creating Windows Service: "System error 1083 has occurred."

I'm puzzled by an error message encountered while creating a Windows Service.
In particular, I'm creating a second Windows Service within a Windows
Service project, using Visual Studio 2005. The first service works fine.
The second service appears to be registered correctly; yet I get the "System
error 1083 has occurred." doing a "NET START ServiceName" in the DOS window
along with:

"The executable program that this service is configured to run in does not
implement the service."

The above message appears in both the DOS-lead apprach to starting the
service, as well as appearing in a dialogue when starting the service in the
MMC. The message also appears in the event log, naturally.

What are the most likely causes for this kind of error??

Gratefully,

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Jul 18 '07 #1
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Could you show how you are setting up the service from the first (that's
very odd, btw, why not just register them all in the first place)?
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I'm puzzled by an error message encountered while creating a Windows
Service.
In particular, I'm creating a second Windows Service within a Windows
Service project, using Visual Studio 2005. The first service works fine.
The second service appears to be registered correctly; yet I get the
"System
error 1083 has occurred." doing a "NET START ServiceName" in the DOS
window
along with:

"The executable program that this service is configured to run in does not
implement the service."

The above message appears in both the DOS-lead apprach to starting the
service, as well as appearing in a dialogue when starting the service in
the
MMC. The message also appears in the event log, naturally.

What are the most likely causes for this kind of error??

Gratefully,

--
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ross613
Ottawa, ON (Canada)
http://ross613.spaces.msn.com
"The more you know, the more you wanna know more."
Jul 19 '07 #2

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