Re: CreateProcessAsUSer question

Norbert Unterberg <nunterberg@newsgroups.nospam>
Wed, 28 Feb 2007 22:53:05 +0100
kunal s patel schrieb:

I am using this api....Now when i use this api, it works fine but i m not
able to interact with the desktop....i want to pop out messages using
AfxMessageBox for debugging purpose from the running process...How should i
go about it.....i am using this api in basically my service
receives exe file and then it runs them using this api. Now i want to pop
messages from the process..

Services can not have a GUI, because they run on a different (invisible)
desktop. This is also true for child proceses that are created by a service.

Well, I think there is an exception to this rule: If you go into the management
console and look at the list of services. When checking the properties of a
service, there is an option to allow interaction between a process and the
desktop, but only for processes that run under the local system account.

Your service could create a text file that you display with some kind of a
"tail" application, or you could open a server socket and you connect to it with
telnet to display diagnostic information.


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