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Posted on 2003-11-09
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i wrote a screensaver in visual basic (with a password) and i have a problem in win 9X.
when the user presses the alt-tab or ctrl-esc it displays the desktop. i wish to catch that before windows and tell windows not to handle the keypress.
i am looking for a code that does that.
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command1 will disable,command2 enable:

Private Declare Function SystemParametersInfo Lib "user32" Alias "SystemParametersInfoA" (ByVal uAction As Long, ByVal uParam As Long, lpvParam As Any, ByVal fuWinIni As Long) As Long
    Private Const SPI_SCREENSAVERRUNNING = 97

Private Sub Command1_Click()
SystemParametersInfo SPI_SCREENSAVERRUNNING, True, False, 0
End Sub

Private Sub Command2_Click()
SystemParametersInfo SPI_SCREENSAVERRUNNING, False, False, 0
End Sub
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