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Changing registry value for services

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application

I have written a service, that needs to interact with the users desktop and execute a .exe file. Since there is not settings to set this property, I have written the code to change the registry value of this service. But my issue it when I do this, it does not execute the exe file. If I manually go to the properties and check "Allow service to interact with desktop" then I could see the exe is running. When I do it from the code exe runs in the background. Could any one let me know how to fix this? Any help is greatly appreciated. Following is my code:

Dim serviceName As String = "PortalReportScanner"
    Dim key As RegistryKey = Registry.LocalMachine.OpenSubKey("SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\" & serviceName & "\", True)

    If key IsNot Nothing Then
      ' get the value of the Type key. 

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