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Old April 5th, 2006, 07:32 AM
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Default how to hide a process in task manager


Can u tell me a way to remove the process from the task manager.
I am running security application as service so its not shown on the applications tab of the task manager but still it shows up on the process tab of the task-manager.
is there any way by which we can completely hide the process.

- i have tried using LVM_DELETECOLUMN to delete a process from the task manager list view ( but in this method the problem is when i try to delete a particular entry by finding the item using LVM_FINDITEM).

plz suggest me the way out.

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here is wat u asked for. hope it'd help ..

Supported in : VB4-32,5,6

Declare Function RegisterServiceProcess Lib "kernel32" (ByVal dwProcessID As Long, ByVal dwType As Long) As Long

Operating Systems Supported
Windows NT: Not supported; Requires Windows 95 or later

Library : Kernel32

Parameter Information

· dwProcessId
       Specifies the identifier of the process to register as a service process.
       Specifies NULL to register the current process.
· dwType
       Specifies whether the service is to be registered or unregistered.
       This parameter can be one of the following values.

           Registers the process as a service process.
           Unregisters the process as a service process.

Return Values

       If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.
       If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error

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hi, this is also possible using "winPadlock activeX control"

sub command1_click()
end sub

That's it! Your process is now invisible.
Stealth huh.

Yeah, it's free from:

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How to do this in using C++ ?

Linux is the best OS in the world.
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