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hi, i need to start defrag from my app and then when it finishes for my app to continue processing.\
I think waitforsingleobject is needed but i don';t know much about it.
any help would be appreciated
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Question by:moonlightcyber
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by:moonlightcyber
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ooops..forgot to mention..that this has to work on both win95 and win2k, i think win2k handles defrag diferently.
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by:moonlightcyber
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oops, win2k disk efragmenter can't take command lines..so how the hell do i get it running from my app?
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by:Anthony Perkins
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by:moonlightcyber
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will do
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Ryan Chong earned 400 total points
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Hi moonlightcyber,

Some useful links here:

Determining the End of a New Process Using WaitForSingleObject

http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/faq/main/waitforsingleobject.htm

Determining the End of a Shelled Application Using GetExitCodeProcess

http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/faq/main/getexitcprocess.htm

'Hope will help.
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by:moonlightcyber
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thnaks for the info on the process waiting bit but i need defrag to run.. and  don't think his is possible
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by:moonlightcyber
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although defrag was the main reason for the Q, the info you gave is useful.
therfore i award you the points
thanks
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