Unloading DLL's from memory

Posted on 1998-11-24
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Does anyone know how to force windows 3.1 to remove a program from memory, or is there a way to write an MFC app to display DLL's in memory and give an option to unload a given DLL?
This is all within the 3.1 environment.
Question by:Beatachon
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Tommy Hui earned 100 total points
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The quickest way is to call LoadLibrary() on the DLL to retrieve its HINSTANCE. Then call FreeLibrary() until FreeLibrary() returns FALSE. I belive in Win16, there's an API called GetModuleCount() to return the number of references on the DLL.

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by:Tommy Hui
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I forgot to add that if you want the list of DLLs, use ModuleFirst() and ModuleNext() in ToolHelp.

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