How do you install a service on MSW?

Elbert Lev elbertlev at
Sat Jul 3 03:04:00 CEST 2004

Duncan Booth <me at> wrote in message news:<Xns951A957C4C9C6duncanrcpcouk at>...
> frank at (Frank Millman) wrote in 
> news:246a4e07.0407020505.5ebf78de at
> > I have figured out how to do this in Linux. On MSW I naively expected
> > to be able to go to Control Panel > Adminstrative Tools > Services,
> > right click, and find an option to add a new service. No such luck.
> > Can anybody please explain how I might be able to do this, or at least
> > tell me where I can read up on it.
> > 
> > I am using Python 2.3.3 with Win32 extensions on Windows 2000 Pro.
> Try reading Python Programming on Win32 by Mark Hammond & Andy Robinson, 
> chapter 18 is all about services. Alternatively Google for win32serviceutil 
> which is the module you need to know about.

Download and install pywin32-201.win32-py2.3.exe.

In examples there is want: service.

Good luck

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