Welcome to the new platform of Programmer's Heaven! We apologize for the inconvenience caused, if you visited us from a broken link of the previous version. The main reason to move to a new platform is to provide more effective and collaborative experience to you all. Please feel free to experience the new platform and use its exciting features. Contact us for any issue that you need to get clarified. We are more than happy to help you.
Binary resource in Windows service?
I have a Windows service in which I have an embedded binary resource that I want to load at service startup. However, the API functions below fail with an exception or return NULL:
Both of these calls throw an exception when called by my service:
HINSTANCE hInstance = AfxGetInstanceHandle();
HINSTANCE hInstance = AfxGetResourceHandle();
This always returns a NULL when called by my service:
CWinApp* lpApp = AfxGetApp();
HINSTANCE hInstance = lpApp->m_hInstance;
How can I access this resource?
0 · ·