Running dating service
So if you don’t allow an application to run as administrator, it cannot just create a service to run in the background.Windows has always used the Services panel as a way to manage the services that are running on your computer.You might notice the option for “Allow service to interact with desktop”, which we mentioned earlier – by default, services are not allowed to access your desktop unless this box is checked, and this checkbox is really only there for legacy support.But just checking that box doesn’t immediately give them access – you would also need to make sure that the No Interactive Services value in the registry is set to 0, because when it is set to 1, that checkbox is ignored and services can’t interact with the desktop at all.So a service that tries to open a dialog box or show you a message won’t be allowed to do so.Unlike regular applications, which can be simply launched and run under your user account, a service must be installed and registered with Windows, which requires an administrator account, and usually a User Account Control prompt before that happens.Windows services are a special type of application that is configured to launch and run in the background, in some cases before the user has even logged in.They can be configured to run as the local system account.
From this dialog you can see the full path to the executable as well, which can help in many cases when you want to see what exactly the service is running.
Right-click it again, and then select Go to Services, and you’ll see what we’re talking about.
Now many services are selected in the Services window, and you’ll notice they are all in the Local System Network Restricted group, and they are all currently running.
Services are designed to run continuously in the background and perform system tasks, like backing up your computer or running a server process that listens on a network port.
Back in the Windows XP days, services could be configured to run interactively and run alongside the rest of your applications, but since Vista, all services are forced to run in a special window session that can’t interact with your local desktop.