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Windows Service and Shutdown/Restart of workstation/server

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I've written a Windows Service using VB.NET, which does a
connection to a database and then runs a timer to
periodically process some data. It is running pretty well;
However, I have noticed one issue: Whenever the
workstation/server is shut down/restarted the database
connection is staying open. It is as though the Windows
Service Manager is not calling the STOP method for my
service whenever the server is shutting down. Is there
something else I need to code for (i.e. the
OnPowerShutdown) to make sure my service 'stops' whenever
the machine is shut down?

Thanks in advance.

Tom

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Nov 21 '05 #1
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