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Using the "FindWindow" function from the User32.dll

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in my prog. , i'm trying to find in run time whether the microsoft word is running already or not, by using the "FindWindow" function from the user32.dll API.
my question is :when i use this function (FindWindow), i must insert as argument the window name i would like the function to search for.
does anynoe know the name of microsoft word, in order the function will tell me if it's already running or not.
Thanks.
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