Kana Dynamic IP Updater

Latest version: 3.1.0.15, beta version: 3.2.0.17

Running Service in Windows Vista

Question:

When I run Kana Dynamic IP Updater as service in Windows Vista, the tray icon is not displayed.

Answer:

Windows Vista changes how the service is run. In previous version of Windows, all services are run in session 0 together with applications, where session 0 is the same session as the first user who logs on to the console. This means session 0 is interactive, and the service has, in simplified term, the same resources as the application. This design is believed to be a security risk.

In Windows Vista, session 0 is changed to become noninteractive. Services are only run in session 0. The first user logs on to the console will be given session 1, and so on. All applications will run on session 1 and above.

Kana Dynamic IP Updater that is configured to run as service will run at session 0, and because this session is noninteractive, any attempts to create a user interface (UI), such as tray icon will fail.

  • Email this page
  • Print this page
  • A  A  A

Post a Comment

Leave your reply to Running DynDNS Updater as service in Windows Vista | Kana Solution below
The comment is moderated. Only comments related to the post will be accepted.
Your name
Email address
Your comment

Read Comments 1 Comment feed

  • Back to top
  • Last updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010 12:15 pm
Printed:
Beta
You can get this information from:
http://www.kanasolution.com/products/dyndns-updater/dyndns-faqs/running-service-in-windows-vista/?replytocom=23
Close this window
Email This Information
To send the message, please fill the form below
Email To
Subject
Message
Your Email
Validation

Please enter the text on the following image in the verification box below. Click here if you cannot read the text. All alphabets are in upper case.

Verification image