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Perl2exe then 2 service

by Anonymous Monk
on May 22, 2010 at 19:48 UTC ( #841201=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi all wrote a script, then convert it 2 exe -- the script works fine. i want to run the exe file in the background without any one notice my script, any suggestion? thanks.

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Re: Perl2exe then 2 service
by ww (Bishop) on May 22, 2010 at 21:45 UTC
    Is this a keylogger?

    ... or maybe it's seeking personal financial data?

        ... or some other kind of malware?

Re: Perl2exe then 2 service
by tokpela (Chaplain) on May 23, 2010 at 02:07 UTC

    I think that the OP wanted to know if it is possible to make a service exe that can be run on the command-line as well as a service.

    Yes, this can be accomplished using the Perl Development Kit from Activestate. With PerlSvc, the service exe can be run in "interactive" mode if used on the command-line and also as a service.

    But of course if the OP wanted to create a voodoo keylogger with a hidden process, he could use Win32::Process::Hide

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