py2exe service doesn't work, can't connect to service controller ?

Thomas Heller theller at
Fri Aug 22 18:53:44 CEST 2003

"Brad Clements" <bkc at> writes:

> I edited the svc_run.exe file and changed PyWinTypes22.dll to
> PyWinTypes23.dll. py2exe now builds a distribution that does not use any 2.2
> Python components.
> However the service still fails to load after installation with the
> following error:
> The description for Event ID ( 240 ) in Source ( MyService ) cannot be
> found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or
> message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. The following
> information is part of the event: 1063, The service process could not
> connect to the service controller..
> Has anyone been able to get py2exe services to work with 2.3?

Brad, I want to lookm after this tonight. Do you have any further
information for me? Does the service run with 2.2?


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