Monday, August 8, 2011

c# Windows Service not appearing in services list after install

Many times user create a windows service and add installer to it, but when user try to install, it will installed successfully but dosn't appear in service list.

use the below mentioned steps to find a best solution:

Add a custom action to the setup project.

1.In Solution Explorer, right-click the setup project, point to View, then choose Custom Actions. The Custom Actions editor appears.

2.In the Custom Actions editor, right-click the Custom Actions node and choose Add Custom Action. The Select Item in Project dialog box appears.

3.Double-click the application folder in the list box to open it, select primary output from MyNewService (Active), and click OK. The primary output is added to all four nodes of the custom actions � Install, Commit, Rollback, and Uninstall.

4.Build the setup project.

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