[RC5] Registry

Jeff Lawson jlawson at hmc.edu
Thu Mar 26 08:41:22 EST 1998


The "RunServices" entry launches it before the Win95 login screen, while the
"Run" entry ensures that the client is still running each time a user logs
in.  This allows it to restart if it was explicitly terminated by the user
or if it crashed for some reason.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ivo Janssen <ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl>
To: rc5 at llamas.net <rc5 at llamas.net>
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 1998 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] Registry


>On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Chris Eaton wrote:
>
>> >HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
>> >HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServic
>> >
>> >Is it necessary to have two Startup entries for the Bovine client? If
>>
>> What those two do is perform different functions. One of them will start
up
>> the
>> client when Windows is sitting at the Login screen, then when you
actually
>> login, the other one runs the client normally. Both are required to have
the
>> client always running when Windows is.
>
>And no, there are NOT two instances running after you logged in, so
>that's OK.
>Don't know why, I guess the second one (in "Run") detects the one
>running from "RunServices" and fails to start, as it should.
>
>Ivo
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