A left mouse click on the icon will restore the window, while a right mouse click will popup the system menu of the corresponding window.
The project includes full working binaries that can be used as-is. All source code is included which can be useful as example or reference on how to implement a system wide hook in general.
1. Files you need All files you need are zipped in the Install folder. 1.1. You will need following files to run Iconizer: - iconizer.exe -> system wide hook loader - iconizer.dll -> system wide hook provider - iconizer.ini -> list of applications to exclude from hook, this file must reside in the Windows directory 1.2. Following files manipulte the registry to start/stop automatic loading of Iconizer after login: - install.reg -> start Iconizer at startup - uninstall.reg -> stop loading Iconizer at startup Remark: The default path in the .reg files is c:\utils\iconizer Change this path if iconizer.exe is located somewhere else. 1.3. Other files: - readme.txt -> short orientation 2. Source code 2.1. System wide hook loader - All source code is zipped in the IconizerApp folder. - This application is actually a tiny MFC application that runs in stealth mode and loads the system wide hook. 2.2. System wide hook provider - All source code is zipped in the IconizerDll folder. - This application is actually a Windows Win32 DLL that implements the system wide hook.
RequirementsIconizer requires Windows NT SP3 (or higher) or Windows 2000. Iconizer is not fully tested on Windows 95/98/Me, but will probably run on these platforms.
- The author is not, and will not be, responsible for any damage caused by using iconizer.
- Bugs and comments can be reported at firstname.lastname@example.org.