troubleshooting Question

How to delete a file after user close it

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Hi, Expert,

Now I'm implementing a encrypt software, all file is encrypted in a folder,
But when user wanna excute the file, I need decrypt the file and use CreateFile and WriteFile function copy it to a temp file. Then use ShellExecute let user can excute the file. when user edit and save the temp one, I'll encrypt back to the origin encrypt file.

Now my problem is, After user close the file, I need delete the temp one, because all it's content is not encrypt.

I search long time on internet, Can't use "open exclusive" to check is the file opened, because it can't detect notepad or ultraedit, also can't search the window's title to check have the file name or not, because some program may not show file name on window's title.

I found CreateFile have a param FILE_FLAG_DELETE_ON_CLOSE, but can't figure out how to solve my problem, or can you provide any other solution? Thanks!!

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