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How to use winexec

  1. May 23, 2004 #1
    Can you tell me how to use it correctly ?
    can you please give me a piece of code to clearify what you mean ???

    Thank you very much.
  2. jcsd
  3. May 23, 2004 #2
    Don't use it unless you absolutely positevly have to. It's function for accessing older 16-bit programs.

    Here, if you're going to fiddle with windows programming then you should get acquanted with MSDN http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/winexec.asp [Broken]
    Last edited by a moderator: May 1, 2017
  4. May 23, 2004 #3
    Oh, thank you very much, tat means i should use CreateProcess instead of Winexec, ????
    I am trying to turn off the "activeness" of some processes that are running by using Winexec, I am still new to this, really. I honestly didn't know about its drawbacks when compared to CreateProcess....I learn new things from you, faust9.
    Again, Thank you very much...
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