New Video – Creating PowerShell Windows Service with PrimalScript

The latest in our video series demonstrates how to to create a Windows Service to kill a Solitaire process using SAPIEN’s PrimalScript 2018.

In this short video we show you how to build and install a PowerShell Windows Service, including:

  • Create a Windows Service from a PowerShell Service Template
  • Add the code from a custom Snippet library
  • Build the script Packager
  • Build the MSI Installer
  • Install / Uninstall the Windows Service

Follow the steps in the video and be creative!

View the video here: Creating PowerShell Windows Service with PrimalScript 2018

*Note: In Packager Settings > Output Settings, make sure the default value for “Manifest Creation” is changed to “Embed a default manifest”, or the service will fail to run.

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Max Trinidad is a Technology Evangelist at SAPIEN Technologies Inc., and a Microsoft PowerShell MVP. You can reach him at