Read/write lock is a synchronization mechanism that can be used to efficiently protect a shared resource in an environment with multiple readers and writers. Unlike traditional mutex, read/write lock allows readers to access the resource concurrently.
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Detailed tutorial on reading and writing to disks in Windows 95, NT, and beyond.
Get various items of system information, such as the OS version (for example, Windows 2000 Terminal Server or Windows XP Home Edition), the CPU type, the amount of physical memory and memory usage, the version of IE, the version of ADO, the network interface (NIC) list with the IP addresses, and much more.
Create colored, clear-to-read HTML logs from any C++ applications.
How to implement an extensible framework for hooking Win32 API functions.
GINA (Graphical Identification and Authentication) is a DLL component that is loaded by the Winlogon executable. This replaceable DLL performs all identification and authentication user interactions. You can use this DLL to add your logo to winlogon's dialog.
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