New "service" version of ECDL software

B.K. DeLong (
Wed, 29 Dec 1999 17:03:52 -0500

For all of you who have labs but couldn't run the program because of users
getting annoyed with the DOS window or users logging out of the system.

>From: Jeff Gilchrist <>
>Subject: RE: systray version?
>Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 16:52:38 -0500
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>The wait is finally over. It isn't a minimize to systray version but a
>service version for both NT and 95/98 so it will continue to run in the
>background even if there is nobody logged into the machine. On NT you need
>to have Administrator access to install it as a service. It can also be run
>in the foreground in a DOS box by using "ecdl -r" if you don't want to run
>it as a service.
>Brian Gladman and I have been working on integrating the Windows service
>code into his port of the ecdl client. Robert Harley just made it available
>on the web page so everyone can download it at:
>This port will also automatically use MMX if detected (so you don't need two
>different executable) and if you are running NT with multiple CPUs it will
>automatically use all of them.
>If you have any problems, please let myself or Brian know about it.
>Best Regards,
>Jeff Gilchrist

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