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Hello. I wonder if there is a way to start programs on a different machine in a local network from another computer without having a server on the machine I want to start the program. Etc.: Let's say I want to start Notepad.exe from anonther computer.
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by:YoungBonzi
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Is there a client program on the machine you want to run notepad on? I'm not sure I understand your question.
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by:m-jansen
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I actually found this program:
http://www.codeguru.com/Cpp/I-N/internet/generalinternet/article.php/c6179/#more
to do what I was looking for. But I was wondering if there was some inbuilt functionality in VC to do this.
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by:YoungBonzi
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You can use Process::Start(); in System::Diagnostics


e.g.,:

using namespace System::Diagnostics;

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Process::Start("notepad.exe");
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by:YoungBonzi
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or just do: System::Diagnostics::Process::Start("notepad.exe");

Either way the .NET way is much easier.
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