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Old December 2nd, 2003, 03:25 PM
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 Is there a way that I can access the Task Manager via code? What I want to do is kill a process within VB. I have a form that calls to an .exe file and if I hit cancel right away, the process kills itself, but if I do something in the .exe file and then hit cancel, it doesn't kill the process. Any help is greatly appreciated.


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Is this a standard Exe? If so you can probably handle it through window functions instead of process functions (process functios are trickier). In either case, you are going to need to use Windows APIs (Win32 APIs). You will nee to get a handle (either window or process handle) and then kill it. Go to http://www.mentalis.org/agnet/apiguide.shtml and download the API-Guide for more information on using windows APIs.


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