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How can I disable and enable 'alt+tab' and 'ctrl+alt+delete' in windows 95 and in windows NT?

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by:rakeshkalra
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Sorry for the spelling mistake. I mean "disabling" instead of "diabling" in the title.
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by:agreen
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Use the Ctrl2Cap sample (by Mark Russinovich).
http://www.sysinternals.com/c2cap95.htm (for Win95)
http://www.sysinternals.com/ctrl2cap.htm (for WinNT)
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by:rakeshkalra
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The example that you have said is a VxD. It has been developed using DDK. I want to use only windows API and MFC. If i am not clear please let me know. There is an undocumented API "SystemParametes" which enables or disables "alt+tab" and "ctrl+alt+delete", but I don't know how to use it. I am looking for something similar or easier way to do it.
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by:agreen
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There is no way to do that by the API functions.
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//--- Turn System Keys OFF ( Windows 95 Only ) ---
SystemParametersInfo(SPI_SCREENSAVERRUNNING, 1, &nOldVal, 0);

//--- Turn System Keys ON ( Windows 95 Only ) ---
SystemParametersInfo(SPI_SCREENSAVERRUNNING, 0, &nOldVal, 0);

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by:rakeshkalra
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Thanks !

Can you tell me how to do it in windows NT?
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