NT service (setting Description string)

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Mar 3 08:32:52 CET 2004

"Larry Bates" <lbates at swamisoft.com> writes:

> Anybody know what variable I need to define in my
> class to set the long description that shows up
> in the Services control panel applet?
> _svc_name_         holds the short name
> _svc_display_name_ holds the long name
> _svc_?????_        holds the description

There isn't any yet.  Apparently you have to call the win32 api
ChangeServiceConfig2() (but maybe it can also be done with the wmi


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