Technical FAQs

Find the answers to your most frequently asked FireDaemon product questions... along with a few Windows questions as well.

Many crashes in SRCDS/HLDS just freeze the application, they don't cause it to close. FireDaemon can't detect when this happens, so it do...
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016 at 6:11 AM
Local File System Permissions Required To Run FireDaemon Pro Services
Often FireDaemon Pro services are run off other local drives, such as the E: or F: drive. These drives could be a new local disk array, iSCSI targets or SA...
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019 at 8:36 AM
Understanding Service User Accounts
When running your Windows services with FireDaemon Pro, you may have to run your service a nominated local or domain user in order access local or network ...
Sun, 27 May, 2018 at 8:23 AM
Useful Windows Service Control Utilities
Windows comes with a set of service control utilities that can make running FireDaemon Pro services easier. Here are a few examples. sc.exe sc.exe...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:09 AM
Using Subst Mapped Drives in FireDaemon Pro
FireDaemon Pro can run applications off drives that have been mapped with subst (or applications that require a subst drive for some part of their ...
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:27 AM
What are Windows Service Applications?
See these MSDN Articles:   Introduction to Windows Service Applications What is a Service Application?
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 at 3:31 AM
What Is The RunAs Service?
The RunAs service allows you to run an application as different user. You typically launch applications in this mode via the command line or shortcut. The ...
Wed, 9 May, 2018 at 7:34 AM
Which Operating Systems Does FireDaemon Pro Run On?
This information has been moved and can be found in the FireDaemon Pro manual.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017 at 8:11 AM
wxWidgets Applications and Graceful Shutdown (WM_CLOSE)
If you are writing applications to run as services under FireDaemon utilising the wxWidgets library, you may run into problems when the application is shut...
Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 at 10:20 AM
Windows Event Log Error: api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing
FireDaemon software products rely on the Microsoft Windows Visual Studio C++ Redistributable to work properly. When you install FireDaemon software products...
Wed, 4 Jan, 2017 at 5:23 PM