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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application

I just wrote a sample windows service application with the code provided at : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/zt39148a(VS.80).aspx

I built it and installed it. When I tried to run it from the service, it gives me the following error:

The portalreportscanner service on local computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs and Alerts service.

When I check the error in event viewer I see the following:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: PortalReportScanner
Event Category: None
Event ID: 0
Date:  2010-09-21
Time:  12:46:35 PM
User:  N/A
Computer: W3560
Service cannot be started. System.ArgumentException: The source 'PortalReportScanner' is not registered in log 'PortalReportScannerLog'. (It is registered in log 'Application'.) " The Source and Log properties must be matched, or you may set Log to the empty string, and it will automatically be matched to the Source property.
   at System.Diagnostics.EventLog.VerifyAndCreateSource(String sourceName, String currentMachineName)
   at System.Diagnostics.EventLog.WriteEntry(String message, Event

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