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Disable ctrl-alt-delete in win98

Posted on 2002-06-08
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Hello,

How can I disable ctrl-alt-delete and other system keys in win98?

thanks in advance!
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Question by:Graphics_DB
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by:magellanLS
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the following code tricks windows ,so that windows thinks a screen saver is running

UINT nPreviousState;
SystemParametersInfo (SPI SETSCREENSAVERRUNNING, TRUE,&nPreviousState, 0);// Disables

SystemParametersInfo (SPI SETSCREENSAVERRUNNING, FALSE,&nPreviousState, 0); // Enables

If you want to do this in win/nt/xp/2k you have to create a keyboard filter driver

Good Luck!

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magellanLS earned 70 total points
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Oh sorry, there are some mistakes in the code

here is the correct code:

UINT nPreviousState;
SystemParametersInfo(SPI_SETSCREENSAVERRUNNING, TRUE,&nPreviousState, 0);// Disables

SystemParametersInfo(SPI_SETSCREENSAVERRUNNING, FALSE,&nPreviousState, 0); // Enables

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by:Graphics_DB
ID: 7064791
It works :-) thanks
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by:nietod
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Doesn't that dissable ALL keys?
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