Services.exe is a process that supplements the Device.exe process. If a device driver crashes when running in Device.exe, it may corrupt other, unrelated device drivers that are currently running, and crash the entire system. Running services in Services.exe decreases the likelihood of a system failure in the event of a service crash. Services.exe also provides enhanced loading capabilities such as support for starting, pausing, and stopping services.
- Services.exe Application Development
Provides an overview of the Services.exe implementation in Windows Embedded CE and Windows Mobile. Shows how to activate and register a service programmatically. Describes how to control and stop a running service, and how to configure Services.exe to load a standalone service. Shows how to use Services.exe from the command line. Describes how to register a super service programmatically and automatically.
- Services.exe Reference
Provides reference pages for the Services.exe programming elements.
- Services.exe Registry Settings
Provides a list of the configurable registry settings for Services.exe.
- Services.exe Security
Provides security-related information for Services.exe.