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hi,

Greetings!

I want to Kill process so, anybody give me idea.

Better ,Give me idea on  FindWindowEx()--Its returns handler then i can sendMessage() with WM_CLOSE to that handler.

I was tried with FindWindowEx,but i unable get  window handler based on Window Title.
Is there any other way to get the window handler based on WIndow Title or Window exe.

Give me idea,

Thanks,
Sureka
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Check out http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;178893& ("How To Terminate an Application "Cleanly" in Win32")
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Here you have a tutorial:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnppc2k2/html/ppc_2002part1.asp
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnppc2k2/html/ppc_2002part2.asp
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnppc2k2/html/ppc_2002part3.asp

Also go to you eVC help and write on the search tab:
sample sending mail cemapi mapidefs

You will see an article with a full working code of a sending mail application using mapi.
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Wow, I never killed a process using MAPI *LOL* :o)
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Sorry, posted on wrong question.

>I never killed a process using MAPI *LOL* :o)
Just try, maybe works ;-)
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by:KurtVon
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I dunno, MAPI has killed a few of my processes in the past. :-)

Killed a few brain cells too.
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OK, forget the MAPI method and read this article. Many ways to kill aprocess:

http://secure.codeproject.com/threads/killprocess.asp

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Also have a look to this previous question. You don't need to FindWindow to identify your process:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Cplusplus/Q_20713066.html
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by:Kiran Paul VJ
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hi..

try this

HWND hwnd;
hwnd = ::FindWindow(NULL,"title of the program");
if(hwnd)
{
  AfxMessageBox("Window detected.Press OK to close");
  ::SendMessage(hwnd,WM_CLOSE,0,0);
}

note : the title of the window is not case sensitive, but the given string should be exactly same as the window title. Here i used FindWindow.
FindWindowEx is used to find the child windows(edit box, combobox etc) of a program.

hope this helps
kiranvj
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by:jkr
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>>You don't need to FindWindow to identify your process

Have you read the article I linked above?
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Um, since the article I posted is quite complete and jaime_olicares' comment deals with MAPI(!) and the links are 404, I cannot see a reason for a split...
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Maybe links are not valid now, but there are valid once, because I test and READ links before posting.
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