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Restore window from taskbar and bring it to front?

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Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I need to activate a separate process's window whether its minimized or not, and bring it to the front. I have had success only if the window is not minimized, but if it is my code simply switches to the application but will not restore it or bring it to the front. I have tried using ShowWindow, SetForegroundWindow, and SetWindowPos from the Windows API but have had no luck. Can somebody show me the code that will accomplish this?
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