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Reading the modem log

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What i am tryiong to do i write a program that will display the infomation that my modem send to the modem log file onto the screen in real time, i want to use vb for this, can the winsocks controle be used, if so how
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by:jhance
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I don't see how the WINSOCK control would enter into this picture.  Just open the file and read the data.  Then display it on your screen.
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by:kplonk
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could do but not in real time, as a line of data is writen to the file i want to intercept this and echo it to the screen, sorry was not clear
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by:AlexVirochovsky
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You must hook WriteFile Api of modem driver.
This is only way, that I know.
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by:kplonk
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i see could you explain it to me a bit more, thanks
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I am not good specialist in Hooks, but as I know, you
must write your Dll (that makes Hook) and use SetWindows HookEx API to install chain with this Hook.
In Windows Doc you 'll find more about this.
As working example I recomend you FileMon utility
from  http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/filemon.shtml
(with source  code)
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Filemon monitors and displays file system activity on a system in real-time
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Filemon makes all, that you need, but makes many other
things , too...
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kplonk:

I'm sure you've overlooked this question. Can you provide some feedback here?

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