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How to detect an incoming USB device in windows Service on Windows XP machine?

Hello Experts,
I an trying to write a simple Windows Service that shall detect any incoming USB device and Launch a GUI application.
WqlEventQuery query = new WqlEventQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_VolumeChangeEvent WHERE EventType = 2");
watcher.EventArrived += watcher_EventArrived;
watcher.Query = query;
This solution works well in Win 7 However, it fails in XP (I have XP SP3).

I found another solution here
Enumerate and Auto-Detect USB Drives[^]

This works very well in windows forms application even on windows XP, However it fails when I put it in service even on Win 7

Can you please help?

Kind Regards

Posted 4-Apr-13 1:40am
Edited 4-Apr-13 1:42am
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