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ServiceInstaller.DisplayName Property

Indicates the friendly name that identifies the service to the user.

Namespace: System.ServiceProcess
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in system.serviceprocess.dll)

public string DisplayName { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_DisplayName ()

/** @property */
public void set_DisplayName (String value)

public function get DisplayName () : String

public function set DisplayName (value : String)

Property Value

The name associated with the service, used frequently for interactive tools.

The DisplayName is used, for example, in the Service Control Manager to provide a user-readable descriptive name for the service. The DisplayName is a registry value, but is never used as a registry key. Therefore, restrictions on the ServiceName property value do not apply. ServiceName is used as the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINES\System\CurrentControlSet\Services registry key, so it is restricted.

The display name is never used by the install utility to identify the service, so there are no restrictions on the choice of name, as there is for the ServiceName property.

  • Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see .

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0