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Many of you must have heard of a tool called "RunAs" that originated from the WinNT4 Resource Kit; and from Win2K.
A class wizard-like helper tool for using WINDOWSX.H message crackers to make your code more convenient, portable, and type-safe when working with message handlers.
Windows has a built-in version concept, and it's a good idea to make use of this by version stamping all your binary modules. Learn how to best use version information in your application.
Create a color cursor from an HBITMAP. Learn how to first create and display a cursor on the screen as well as how to convert an HBITMAP to a HCURSOR.
Use this method to create a self-deleting executable This works by invoking the command shell as a serialized process to delete the program file. (The article and source code were updated.)
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