Intercept system wide keyboard event

I tried to use SetWindowsHookEx API to intercept keyboard event but it works only in the context of the application setting the hook. Any idea?
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The usual (99%) cause for this behavior is not using *shared* variables to hold the hook handle, etc. or not putting the hook in a DLL.

First, put the hook into a DLL.

Second, use shared variables.

If you're programming under MSVC do:

  #pragma comment(linker, "-section:.shared,rws")
  #pragma data_seg(".shared")
  HHOOK hHook = NULL; // must be initialized!!!
  // Other shared variables here...
  #pragma data_seg()

For Inprise/Borland compilers, the procedure is similar but a bit more complicated.

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