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How can i get the ThreadID of a running process, I only know how to get it into the Process_Information struct using CreateProcess, But thats not very helpful if the process is already running.

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by:TicketToTotalitarianism
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GetCurrentThreadId() gets the ID of the current thread, so you could make a thread-method for getting the ID.


GetThreadId,GetProcessIdOfThread
is only supported in Windows Server 2003.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/getthreadid.asp
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by:Mayank S
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Java:

Thread t = Thread.currentThread () ; // gets a reference to the current thread
t.setName ( "myThread" ) ; // sets a name for the current thread
String str = t.getName () ; // gets the name of the current thread

Mayank.
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by:TicketToTotalitarianism
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Well, I answered my own question :D

I only forgot about the question :(

here's a MSDN link to GetCurrentThreadId() :

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/getcurrentthreadid.asp
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by:Mayank S
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Recommendation: Accept mayankeagle's comment as answer. It meets the questioner's needs.
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by:TicketToTotalitarianism
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mayankeagle, this is a win32 question, not a java question (I'm programming in delphi), sorry.

the name of a thread is not what I need.
I need the reference ID of the thread (that's generated by windows)

but nobody answered how to do THAT...
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