Best srvany.exe for Windows XP and Windows 7?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

What is the best program to use on windows XP and Windows 7 to do what srvany.exe does on windows NT (run a process as a service)?

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

srvany, of course.

Windows XP and 7 are NT, and the srvany from Windows 2003 ResKit works just fine on them.

Method 2

There is NSSM

Method 3

Windows comes with the SC.exe tool which allows you to directly create and modify services.

Simply go to an elevated Command Prompt and type:

sc.exe create <Service Name> binPath= <Path> DisplayName= <name>

For example, to create a (useless) notepad service, you could use:

sc.exe create MyNotepadService binPath= "C:\windows\notepad.exe" DisplayName= "My notepad Service"

(Please note, spacing after the equals and before the value is important)

You can then start the service from the command prompt using SC start <Service Name> or through the services section of Computer Management.

Method 4

FireDaemon. You have to pay for it but it has a lot of features and works well.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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