Does anyone know if you can detect the shift or control keys down when you start a VB app?

I am looking for a way in the first lines of code in a vb app to detect if the shift or control key is pressed.  Does anyone know how to do this if a form is not present yet?

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GetAsyncKeyState Function
Private Declare Function GetAsyncKeyState Lib "user32.dll" (ByVal vKey As Long) As Long
Public Sub IsShiftOrControl()
    If GetAsyncKeyState(vbKeyShift) Then
        Debug.Print "shift key"
    ElseIf GetAsyncKeyState(vbKeyControl) Then
        Debug.Print "control key"
    End If
End Sub

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Forgot to mention to add the procedure {IsShiftOrControl} to a timer control with say 200-500 milliseconds
onemorecokeAuthor Commented:
Works perfect.  Thank you!
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