Beeper Service

Demo C++ windows service application

This code example demonstrates how to run a program as a windows service. A service runs in the background of Windows, even if nobody is logged in on the computer or server.


Download the executable and sourcecode here. (28kB)


Usage of the beeper service program: Open a command prompt and go to the directory containing the service. Then enter one of the following commands:

beeper_service.exe install
beeper_service.exe uninstall
beeper_service.exe start
beeper_service.exe stop
beeper_service.exe restart
beeper_service.exe state
beeper_service.exe help
To manage the state and properties of all of your Windows services, enter:

Jos de Jong
Februari 2009