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how i can made that my programm can't close jusing windows XP taks meneger and pressing  "end process"

if we do "end process" of some tasks, then windows shoe "Unable to tarminate process"

I want the same effect in my programm... (in windows XP)
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Basically, you cant. (as far as im aware....)

The processes that you cant cancel fall in two types:

Windows operating system related (system idle process for example[1])
Ones that have "crashed" or are taking huge chunks of memory. These may come up with a "unable to terminate", but they will be terminatable given enough time/whatever.

The reason for this is so some snot nosed little kid doesnt write a virus that just puts itself into the startup menu, then lock up the computer as soon as it runs.

If you REALLY want to mess up your computer, there are easier ways. And if you want to mess someone elses computer up, you need a slap.

[1] Yeah. I know its not really a process.
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is there easier way how i can hide my process under windows XP
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Hi,

I've recently answered this question in http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_20793419.html

Markus

PS: You have to give me your word that you won't write an virus, trojan, ... !!!
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it is realy true that i don't want to write some damaging program such us wirus or trajan, it is past ;)
i am writting program to control what processies are running under computer.
can you give me advice how i can send all information about running processies (when application start, when end) to other computer (server) to store it in database ???
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i have heard that some guys were talking something about hooking windows messages so that application even doesn't appear in task manager processes tab [Win XP] .. i'm not smart enough to try it myself ;) maybe somebody else is ?
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Hi,
it's not possible to hide your program from the windows task manager, but you can disable killing the process by writing a service application. There are several Howtos in the internet, or you can just go -> Delphi -> File -> New -> Service Application. If you've compiled your service you've to install it like following: project1.exe/install, to remore it : project1.exe /uninstall, if you've installed the service it can start every windows logn, if you want to.
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