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identify Windows NT/98 user

Posted on 2002-07-16
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Hi

thru Vb i want to identify the user currently logged into Windows NT/98/2000 session. plz suggest how to do it.

thanks
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Question by:navneetha
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This snippet will diplay name of currently logged on user

' API
Private Declare Function GetUserName Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias _
  "GetUserNameA" (ByVal lpBuffer As String, nSize As Long) As Long

Private Sub Command1_Click ()
  Dim RetVal As Long
  Dim Puffer As String * 256
  Dim UserName As String
 
  RetVal = GetUserName(Puffer, Len(Puffer))

  ' Bei vbNullChar "abtrennen" und anzeigen
  If RetVal <> 0 Then
      UserName = Left$(Puffer, Instr(1, Puffer, vbNullChar) - 1)    
    MsgBox "Hallo " & UserName
  End If
End Sub
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Ryan Chong earned 50 total points
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Try GetUserName API or use Environ("USERNAME") ?
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Any reason why 'B' is given, navneetha?
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by:navneetha
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No dear. the answer though i did not know seem to be very simple.

but nothing in particular. was vey useful !!!!

anyway where r u from ??
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