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I installed memcached on my dev box which is Windows 7. Everything worked great. Now I want to install on my test server which is Windows Server 2003.

I want to run memcached as a Windows service, so I open a command prompt and type memcached.exe –d install just as I did on my dev box, and all it does is sit there with no acknowledgement or confirmation. Does anyone have any idea as to what I have to do?

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You will likely need to run this command from an elevated command prompt. Right click on the command prompt in the start menu and go to run as Administrator.

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yes this is needed. I was getting errors like "failed to install service or service already installed", then ran command as administrator and it got installed and started fine – Sandeepan Nath Jun 17 '11 at 10:01

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