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Hello... Can someone show me a code for 1) hidding desktop icons in xp, 2) disabling rightclick in xp desktop... Thanks... I'm using delphi 7...
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2) HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\NoViewContextMenu.. 0: enable, 1: disable
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procedure showdesktop(Show: Boolean);
var
  wnd: HWND;
begin
  wnd := FindWindow('progman', nil );
  if wnd <> 0 then
    if show then
      ShowWindow( wnd, SW_SHOW )
    else
      ShowWindow( wnd, SW_HIDE )
  else
    showmessage( 'Desktop not found' );
end;
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