Win32 Code to Hide When You Run Command-Line Commands 
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 Win32 Code to Hide When You Run Command-Line Commands

I figure you have to give a little to get a little. I've made two posts in this newsgroup
that I need replies to and they have the sender as "Shortcut Software". However, I would like
to contribute something useful. Since I suspect you don't want code uploaded to newsgroups, I
won't bother to do so.

reply when I can with the VB 4/32 Win 32 API code to spawn a hidden process. Another neat
thing about this code is that it waits until the spawned process is finished before
continuing with the rest of your VB 4 code.

An example of its usage. Let's say you wrote a slick VB program, but for one function, you
have to rely on a command-line command. I had to do this with the NET.EXE command in my case.
So, I used this code to spawn a process, hiding the fact that I was running a kludge NET.EXE
command, redirecting its output to a scratch file, then grabbing the output from it in the VB

Sometimes you have to just hack!

Mike McKee

Sat, 22 May 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
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