Solved

GetPrivateProfileString & Win32s

Posted on 1998-08-28
1
576 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
GetPrivateProfileString returns a zero length string under Win32s.  The same exe behaves as expected when running on NT or 95.  Compiler is VC4.0.  I took the source code and compiled it under Borland C/C++ v5.0, which can compile MFC 4.x and got the same result.  Anyone been able to get this API call to work under Win32s ?

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:brosenb0
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
duneram earned 50 total points
ID: 1321466
Get your hands on the following articles from microsoft Q155861 where it says you cannot set the section to NULL and  Q131896

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q131/8/96.asp
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q155/8/61.asp
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q131/8/96.asp
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
windows 10 how make picture as desktop background 2 62
no14 challenge 14 67
haveThree challenge 22 118
Modbus - whats the maximum I can store in one register? 4 80
Here is how to use MFC's automatic Radio Button handling in your dialog boxes and forms.  Beginner programmers usually start with a OnClick handler for each radio button and that's just not the right way to go.  MFC has a very cool system for handli…
Introduction: Database storage, where is the exe actually on the disc? Playing a game selected randomly (how to generate random numbers).  Error trapping with try..catch to help the code run even if something goes wrong. Continuing from the seve…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question