Solved

Freezing / pausing apps when u want it to ..... (or similar)

Posted on 2002-05-02
4
126 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Hi,

i'm wondering if it's possible to make a tool that would freeze another program so like u choose the process / program and click on a button and it's freezed till u press the button again.

does it work using processes ? or what
is this even possible and is it hard to create any idea's ? examples ?
0
Comment
Question by:joyrider
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Cesario
ID: 6987368
you can change the Process PriorityClass....
But freezing another Application ?????

take look in your win32 api online help

BOOL SetThreadPriority(

    HANDLE hThread,     // handle to the thread
    int nPriority      // thread priority level
   );

BOOL SetPriorityClass(

    HANDLE hProcess,     // handle to the process  
    DWORD dwPriorityClass      // priority class value
   );    


Cesario
0
 

Author Comment

by:joyrider
ID: 6987433
priority is not what i'm lookin for i want to completly freeze it like softice does for example but softice is a debugger i just want a program where i can freeze a program with i choose it's for mem searching (making trainers) etc
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
inthe earned 100 total points
ID: 6988013
hi,
debuggers use WaitForDebugEvent ,ContinueDebugEvent to do it.you be able to get what you need (win9* only not nt4 etc)CreateToolHelp32Snapshot then walk the list,
note the word snapshot is cause ms knew things change ie threads,memory etc so they created it to take a photo of the system as it is now.(read matt pietreks book for excellent info on this stuff)  

actually ReadProcessMemory may be better for you ..

this example is for a game cheating type thing
( im guessing thats what a "trailer" is:

http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3ac2fc9e_2%40dnews&output=gplain
0
 

Author Comment

by:joyrider
ID: 6988481
i already knew the readprocess stuff etc but the link seems to be quite intresting so i'll accept it :)

0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The uses clause is one of those things that just tends to grow and grow. Most of the time this is in the main form, as it's from this form that all others are called. If you have a big application (including many forms), the uses clause in the in…
This article explains how to create forms/units independent of other forms/units object names in a delphi project. Have you ever created a form for user input in a Delphi project and then had the need to have that same form in a other Delphi proj…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question