Setting up the MCM to run as a service

  1. Download and install the Microsoft Window Resource Kit tools from HERE.
  2. Open a command prompt window and create the service by typing (do not cut and paste) in the following command:  “C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\INSTSRV.EXE” MCM “C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SRVANY.EXE”
  3. Run the Registry Editor from the run command (Rededt32) and locate the Key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEM/CurrentControlSetServices/MCM
  4. Right Click on the MCM key and select New -> Key
  5. Name the new key Parameters
  6. Select the Parameters Key and Right Click on the New>;String Value
  7. Name the Value Application and the Value data Path to Channergy DatabaseMCM.exe  Typically this will be c:\Channergy\Data\MCM.exe
  8. Open the Services applet from the Administrative Tools icon in the control panel and locate the MCM service.  Click on the start link.
  9. You will get a dialog box showing that the service is starting.

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