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WIN32- Capturing Console Output

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I need some sample code or detailed steps of a windowed application, launching a generic console application and the windowed application capturing the output of the child console program.  BTW, must handle both Windows 95 and NT 4.0 service pack 3.
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Take a look at the following two Microsoft KB articles.

How to Spawn a Console App and Redirect Standard Handles
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q126/6/28.asp

Redirection Issues on Windows 95 MS-DOS Apps and Batch Files
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q150/9/56.asp


You can also look into the following two samples.
Platform SDK Code Samples\WINBASE\IPC\INHERIT

Visual C++ Samples\MFC Samples\MFC Internet Samples\HTTPSVR: Demonstrates World Wide Web HTTP Server
(ReqSock.cpp - CGIThread() and CGIDone() functions)
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Thanks a bunch Chensu!

The most helpful URL was:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q150/9/56.asp

This had everything I needed, I was able to quickly create my own sample program from the code shown on the page.
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