Windows 7 Trigger Started Services on Windows 7

Discussion in 'Live RSS Feeds' started by News, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. News

    News Extraordinary Robot
    News Feed

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2006
    Messages:
    26,189
    Likes Received:
    20
    Trigger started services are services in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 that can register to be started or stopped when a trigger event occurs. This eliminates the need for services to start when the system starts, or for services to poll or actively wait for an event; a service can start when it is needed, instead of starting automatically whether or not there is work to do. Examples of predefined trigger events include arrival of a device of a specified device interface class or availability of a particular firewall port. A service can also register for a custom trigger event generated by an Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) provider.

    In this screencast, Kate Gregory (@gregcons) provides an overview of trigger started services on Windows 7 via the Windows API Code Pack, a source code library that can be used to access some features of Windows 7 and Windows Vista from managed code.

    [​IMG]

    More...
     

Share This Page

Loading...