[clamav-win32] Clamd as a service in Windows 2003 Server

Bret Miller bret.miller at wcg.org
Mon Oct 22 18:17:22 CEST 2007


> I've downloaded and installed ClamAV to run clamd as a 
> service on my Server as I want to scan mail attachments by my 
> mailserver.
> 
> But I simply cannot get clamd installed as a service. I've 
> first tried with the MS resource kit tools and installed 
> clamd.exe as a service. But I can never start it with that.
> 
> Then I found in the archives here a zip-file with a vb-script 
> that installs clamd as a service and initially it was 
> running, but when I try to start it now, I get the error:
> 
> "Could not start the ClamAV for Windows service on Local Computer
> 
> Error 193: 0xc1"
> 
> Does anybody know how to install it as a service?

In addition to his power tools, I also have a service that runs clamd. You
can get it from http://webmail.wcg.org/~support/#clamav. It's semi-supported
freeware, and I can provide the source (C#) if you're into modifying it
yourself.

Bret


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