March 2009 Entries

  • Installing Mercury as a Service

    You need srvany and instsrv, which come from microsoft. Windows Server Resource kit can be downloaded and installed from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9d467a69-57ff-4ae7-96ee-b18c4790cffd&displaylang=en Next, do: instsrv NameOfServiceSuchAsMercury "c:\wherever_it_is\srvany.exe" or less verbose: cd \program files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools instsrv Mercury "c:\program files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\srvany.exe"   Now open registry editor, and go to: hklm\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NameOfServiceSuchAsMercury add a key called Parameters add a string called Application, and make that string point to the app you want to run, such as loader.exe add a string called AppDirectory, and make that string point to the working directory folder, such...