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Hi !
    I have an application in VC++ 5.0.After installation i shd be able to run this from task bar.Somewhat like msn and yahoo messenger.when we minimise it shd be in the task bar...Hope i am clear with my question?

if some one knows how to go abt it,pls do help.i want a detailed explanation abt the steps involved?

And can anyone suggest how to write a good setup program?I have heard abt install shield.can any one suggest a good site where i can learn the install shield script?


Thanks in advance.
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Check this two links - the first explains what you need and the second is a class for using tray icons (icons on the task bar)

http://www.codeguru.com/shell/tbhide.html

http://www.codeguru.com/shell/systemtray.shtml
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Thanks for the help.I will go thru these sites and get back to u soon.

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Hi ,

   Thanks for the help.I did visit some of the sites u told.I have been busy with some other work,so i cldn't go thru it completely.Any way i will grade this question.But pls keep the email notification on so that i can come with my doubts once i start with that again..

Thanks once again.

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