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Does anyone have either Delphi code, Pascal code or just a working utility in any code that will produce a "Boss Button". There is a TSR running and no matter what application you are running you can press a hot key when the boss arrives and get a screen that has been captured as a .BMP file and looks like legitimate work.
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by:JimBob091197
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Hehe... I wrote an app written for that very purpose.  I can mail it to you (with source) if you want.

JB
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by:ZifNab
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Groovie! Can you send it to me too?
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by:itamar
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Hi Jim
I also have interest on it.
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by:JimBob091197
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I need e-mail addresses...  (ZifNab: I think I have yours, but give it again anyway.)
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by:ZifNab
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Ok JimBob, thanks already! Tom.Deprez@uz.kuleuven.ac.be
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by:JimBob091197
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ZifNab: I have sent it to you...
JB
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by:frog
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Thanks JB, if I increase the points to 200 can you also tell me where I can get the command set to directly drive an IDE HDD? I mean the hex codes to do things like seek a particular track, read, write, etc. I want to be able to sequentially write sector by sector, track by track with only a track to adjacent track seek. The aim is to get data onto the drive as fast as possible via a dedicated microprocessor. (nothing on the drive to start with). Just a URL to a site will do.



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by:JimBob091197
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Howdy

Sorry, I don't know much about raw I/O to a HDD.

But if you want me to send the other app to you, I'll need your e-mail address...

JB
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by:frog
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OK JB, I can do without the codes.

>But if you want me to send the other app to you, I'll need your e-mail address...    olson@senet.com.au  
How do I get this question to 'lock' so you get your points? That should be worth the extras you could have got from the drive codes!

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by:JimBob091197
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frog:  I have mailed the app to you.  If it meets your needs, add a comment and I will answer (lock) the question for you to grade.
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by:frog
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Thanks JimBob. A perfect example of what I wanted. Contains source code and a working example.
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by:ZifNab
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Strange, haven't received it yet.
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by:JimBob091197
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ZifNab: If you still haven't received it when you read this, I will send it again.

Itamar: What about you?  You expressed interest, but I need your e-mail address...
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by:ZifNab
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JimBob, I received it, thanks a lot!
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by:JimBob091197
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Ok.
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I have sent frog the app which uses SetWindowsHookEx...
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Thanks JimBob. A perfect example of what I wanted. Contains source code and a working example.
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