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Totally hide my application to any service of windows

Posted on 2001-09-07
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Hi all. I'm wondering if you can make your program <u>totally</u> invisible for windows task manager. I tryed some stuff once. Well it just hides the windows, but when you press ALT-TAB you still see it.

If someone can help me, please send me some code.
Would be very appreciated

(Using Delphi 6 & Win9x & WinNT/2k)
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Question by:TheBluePanther
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DragonSlayer earned 75 total points
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umm... try this?

RegisterServiceProcess(GetCurrentProcessId(), 1); to remove from task manager

and this:

var
  ExtendedStyle: Integer;
begin
  ExtendedStyle := GetWindowLong (Application.Handle, GWL_EXSTYLE);
  SetWindowLong(Application.Handle, GWL_EXSTYLE,
     ExtendedStyle OR WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW AND NOT WS_EX_APPWINDOW);
end;

to remove from Alt+Tab
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by:inthe
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hi,
the above will work great on win9*..

but nt/2000 is no chance ..very difficult
(not impossible but may as well be for them.)
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by:TheBluePanther
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Thank u very much m8.
It works perfect :)
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