Windows services are often overlooked. You should use a Windows service instead of a standard application when you need to monitor or administer something in the background. The only disadvantage of using a service is the installation procedure, but I bet that there are more positive aspects then negative when selecting a Windows service over an application running with Windows Scheduler!
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