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Create a system tray icon and a dialog for a Windows Service

, 25 Jan 2008 CPOL 272.3K 4.1K 113
This article shows how to create a system tray icon and a dialog for a Windows Service.
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Jerry is from China. He was captivated by computer programming since 13 years old when first time played with Q-Basic.


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