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Is it possible to create a windows service that runs the executable at the end of a shortcut to facilitate versioning? i.e. sc create MyService binPath= "shortcut.lnk"

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You might be better off using the symlink functionality instead of a shortcut. technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753194(v=ws.10).aspx I have never tested, but I bet you can point a services a symlink. Then simply update the symlink to point at the latest version and restart the service. –  Zoredache May 29 '13 at 19:30
Thanks, that's the answer. Do post one below if you get a moment. –  Anthony May 30 '13 at 10:11

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