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BlockInput not working on Windows 7

Posted on 2013-02-02
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Private Declare Function BlockInput Lib "user32" Alias "BlockInput" (ByVal fBlock As Integer) As Integer

Private Sub DisableInput()
          BlockInput(1)
End Sub


This code not working in Windows 7 64 bit. I am working in Admin login, still not working

Regards,
Soumen
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by:tipsybroom
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does it crash?

what is the returnvalue?

try this with windows 7 x64:
http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Skrommel/index.html#BlockInput
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
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In Windows 7 and Vista, you need to provide administrator privileges to use this function.

Try running the program as administrator and it should work.
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by:Soumen-Roy
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It is not crashing.
Return value is False.
I am working in Administrator login as I said.

Please help
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Right click the exe and select Run As Admin
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by:Soumen-Roy
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Right Click-> Run as admin showing no difference. No password is asked, or nothing extra happened. Same result.
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by:Soumen-Roy
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thanx
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