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I want to run some procedure (say print my name in a message Box) whenever I logout or shutdown my computer.(ie . I want to hook the windows service and run my routine and then run the windows service).

I dont know if I use proper term (Hooking).But I think U understand my question.
Please answer to my question.
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The InitiateSystemShutdown function initiates a shutdown and optional restart of the specified computer.

To record a reason for the shutdown in the event log, call the InitiateSystemShutdownEx function.


This is straight from MSDN January 2000 edition.
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Infact what you should be looking at is the WM_QUERYENDSESSION and WM_ENDSESSION messages




case WM_QUERYENDSESSION :
 {
  ReportingMeasure("WM_QUERYENDSESSION");      
  return FALSE;
 }
case WM_ENDSESSION :
 {
  BOOL fEndSession = (BOOL) wParam;     // end-session flag
  BOOL fLogOff =  lParam;               // logoff flag

 if(lParam & ENDSESSION_LOGOFF) // really logging off else we're shutting down
ReportingMeasure("WM_ENDSESSION");
 return FALSE ;
 }
 
Where reportingMeasure appears - do what you have to do when shuttingdown

If you need more ask

Darrin
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Darin i nedd more from U.
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I want more answer from darrin
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Your question has already been answered and accepted - what do you need to know ?
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