A Single Program how many time running in windows

Posted on 2004-09-05
Last Modified: 2010-04-17
Dear Sir,

can you help me?

I single application how many time running in the windows? how to find through visual basic program?

best Regards,

M. Mohamed Rafeek
Question by:md_yasheen
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If you can rely on the window title to be consistent, you can use the EnumWindows() API call to find all windows.  You then look at the title for each to see if it matches.  Here's an example of using EnumWindows():

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This appears to do what you need.

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Dear Mohamed

if u wanna check your current program,

'App.PrevInstance' is a boolean variable which shows that the current program is running in the memory.

Good luck.
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Split between Andrew-Killer and cookre

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