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Excelsior Windows Service runs with "user.dir" set to C:\Windows\System32.

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Hi,

I have a java program that I converted and compiled to a windows service using Excelsior.

A problem a rised when the java program tried to read the configuration file.

The java programs tries to access the "conf" using a relative path "../conf/myprogram.conf".

As a windows service, reading the configuration file fails since the "user.dir" is set to C:\Windows\System32 instead of the original location of the executable.

Anyone got a neat solution to this problem?

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There is a simple solution for you. Set "user.dir" Java property explicitly to appropriate value. After that specify also "jet.cd.to.user.dir" property (no value).

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