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How do I get the process name from a dll

  I want can get the name of parent process that is calling the dll in that dll?

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Do you want it under Windows?
Assuming that it's windows, the soultion would be

char acProcessImage [ MAX_PATH];

GetModuleFileName ( NULL, acProcessImage, MAX_PATH);

NOTE that this API returns the full path of the executable. To get the process' name, you'll have to truncate the path, e.g.

char* pc;
char* pszName = NULL;
char acProcessImage [ MAX_PATH];

GetModuleFileName ( NULL, acProcessImage, MAX_PATH);

if ( pc = strrchr ( acProcessImage, '\\'))
  *pc = ( char) 0;

  pszName = pc;
else pszName = acProcessImage;

Feel free to ask if you need more information!

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