Re: Recipes for automatically starting deschall (different OSes)

Daniel Berlin (
Sun, 20 Apr 1997 21:54:25 -0400

There is a program that microsoft includes in the resource kit for win nt
which will turn any program into a service.The executable is called srvany
or something of the sort. Does anyone here actually have the resource kit
for nt, before i take the trouble to buy it, copy it, and return it?

From: Nelson Minar <>
To: Keith Chang <>
Date: Sunday, April 20, 1997 9:49 PM
Subject: Re: Recipes for automatically starting deschall (different OSes)

>>>Can someone tell a Unix hack how to set up deschall so it starts when
>>>our Win95 or WinNT machines boot up?
>>Just stick it in the Startup group.
>But that's a per-user thing, right?
>>Someone needs to log into the machine though (unless you re-write it
>>as a Service; then it would run under NT without anyone logged on).
>Is it possible to "rewrite it as a Service" simply by putting a
>batch-file wrapper on it?
>Thanks for the help. I knew there was a reason I didn't use Windows..