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Threading a Member function

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I am trying to create a thread from inside a class using another class member.  Here is an example of what I want to do.  The function I want to thread is of type "unsigned long _stdcall A::one(LPVOID)" which would work if I didn't have the "A::" scope operator.  Can I type cast this and remove the scope operator?
Or since the CreateThread function is not a member of the class A, it would violate the Data Abstraction that exists inside classes.  But that should be a runtime error not a compile error, right?

class A{
  one();
  unsigned long _stdcall two(LPVOID);
  int hThread;
  HANDLE ThreadID;
  };
unsigned long _stdcall A::two(LPVOID D){
  //Do Some Stuff
  }
void A::one(){
  char buff[100];
  void *data=&buff;
  hThread=CreateThread (NULL, 0, two, data, 0, &ThreadID);
  }
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What I usually do in this type of situation is to use a global function that's a frind of the class.  Then I pass the object in as the data and then cast it to a "SurrogateThis".

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