HowTo: How to check if my application was launched as a Windows Service

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Some applications will want to implement slightly different behavior when running as Windows Service (or UNIX Daemon), versus when running from a command prompt or console window. The Wrapper makes this easy to test for using the Wrapper's Java API.

Running as a service query example:
// Required imports:
import org.tanukisoftware.wrapper.WrapperManager;

// Code:
if ( WrapperManager.isLaunchedAsService() )
    // Application was launched as a Windows service or UNIX daemon.
    // Application is running in a command prompt or console.

Please see the Javadocs for more information.