?
Solved

How can I ensure only one instance of my application is running?

Posted on 2004-10-19
3
Medium Priority
?
172 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
As the title states.  Basically, I want to check in my main OnInitDialog method upon startup that my application is not already running, else terminate.
0
Comment
Question by:reidy_boy
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
SteH earned 500 total points
ID: 12348187
Have a look at
http://www.flounder.com/nomultiples.htm
its covering most things needed.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:SteH
ID: 12348211
In the article you find that the check should be done in InitInstance of the CWinApp derived class.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I'll describe -- and show pictures of -- some of the significant additions that have been made available to programmers in the MFC Feature Pack for Visual C++ 2008.  These same feature are in the MFC libraries that come with Visual …
Introduction: Dialogs (1) modal - maintaining the database. Continuing from the ninth article about sudoku.   You might have heard of modal and modeless dialogs.  Here with this Sudoku application will we use one of each type: a modal dialog …
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
We’ve all felt that sense of false security before—locking down external access to a database or component and feeling like we’ve done all we need to do to secure company data. But that feeling is fleeting. Attacks these days can happen in many w…

718 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question