>>Some COM objects are not suitable for use in a service environment and there
>>isn't much Python can do to work around it. Having the service flagged to
>>"interact with the desktop", or setting an explicit username for the service
>>to use may help though...The COM object definitely works in a service environment. We are currentlly using the com object in a C++ based NT Service.I'm trying to build a service to do some additional tasks to complement the main service, I was hoping to be able to do this in Python however as it is so much easier that way.