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Get install path of application on machine

kayhustle
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How do I get the install path of a particular application that has been previously installed on a machine?
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What operating system is this?

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Windows XP or Windows Server 2003
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GetModuleFileNameEx is probably the key API you need.  It requires a handle to a process, which means you need to have the application running.

This link should help.
http://allapi.mentalis.org/apilist/GetModuleFileNameEx.shtml

The link contains a link to an example program for enumerating running processes.

Let me know if this helps.

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kayhustle, have you been able to solve this problem?  Do you need further assistence?
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