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This code sample shows how to delete the service object created in How to create a service object code sample.

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    DO declare
    DO DeleteWinService WITH "FriendlyService"
    FUNCTION DeleteWinService(cServiceName)
        LOCAL hManager, hService
        hManager = OpenSCManager(NULL, NULL, SC_MANAGER_ALL_ACCESS)
        IF m.hManager = 0
            ? "Call to OpenSCManager failed."
            RETURN .F.
        hService = OpenService(hManager, m.cServiceName,;
        IF hService = 0
            ? "Failed to obtain the handle to the service."
            * stop service if it is running
            LOCAL cStatusInfo
            cStatusInfo = REPLICATE(CHR(0), SERVICE_STATUS_SIZE)
            = ControlService(m.hService, SERVICE_CONTROL_STOP, @cStatusInfo)
            IF DeleteService(m.hService) = 0
                ? "DeleteService failed with error code", GetLastError()
            = CloseServiceHandle(m.hService)
        = CloseServiceHandle(m.hManager)
    * end of main
    PROCEDURE declare
        DECLARE INTEGER GetLastError IN kernel32
        DECLARE INTEGER CloseServiceHandle IN advapi32 INTEGER hSCObject
        DECLARE INTEGER OpenSCManager IN advapi32;
            STRING lpMachineName, STRING lpDatabaseName,;
            LONG dwDesiredAccess
        DECLARE INTEGER OpenService IN advapi32;
            INTEGER hSCManager, STRING lpServiceName,;
            LONG dwDesiredAccess
        DECLARE INTEGER DeleteService IN advapi32 INTEGER hService
        DECLARE INTEGER ControlService IN advapi32;
            INTEGER hService, LONG dwControl,;
            STRING @lpServiceStatus

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    Created: 2006-09-30 13:56:37  
    Modified: 2006-09-30 13:59:02  
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