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Lock Keyb and Mouse

Posted on 1998-12-11
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
I need a procedure which locks the keyboard and mouse.
the second procedure must give it free then.

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rwilson032697 earned 30 total points
ID: 1350528
Write a windows hook which traps WH_MOUSE and WH_KEYBOARD messages and ignores them. You will need to place them in a DLL also with a flag you can set via a function to turn on the ignoring of the messages or not.



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ID: 1350529
How do I write such  program ? I know nothing about writing dll's and hooks !
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ID: 1350530
If you do a serach on Delphi Super Page (http://sunsite.icm.edu.pl/delphi/) with "hook" as the key you should find some samples.

Also, start reading the Delphi help about DLLs and the helkp for SetWindowsHook in the Win32 help (type SetWindowsHook in an edit window, put the cursor in it and press F1)


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