I would like to create a custom shell that will run an application
when my system boots.
The application is a win32 console application, that simply does some
configuration of the system and writes to console using stdout and
stderr. All tasks are executed from within this application using
create process system calls.
I have attempted to follow the instructions at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms838335(WinEmbedded.5).aspx.
Using %SystemRoot%\System32\myapp.exe as the executable location of my
This is where I become confused. My application is designed to run
inside cmd.exe console, not a GUI. So how do I make the custom shell
run my application in side a command prompt? I would like to get this
As a side comment.
I attempted to use Minlogon to do this but I could not get the cmd
prompt lauched by minlogon to execute my application. Best I could
get was a second console when I use cmd /s myapp.exe as a Run command.
As a fallback Is if possible to get Minlogon to do what I want? Or do
I need to make a custom shell?