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VB.net Windows Forms - Please Wait Dialog

smithmrk asked
Last Modified: 2014-08-08
Hello Experts!
OK, So I have a Windows Application which has process that takes quite a while to run.  I have dialog box that pops up that shows a GIF with Please Wait...

The problem is while I'm waiting, I switch my screen over to my e-mail to check e-mails while it is running.  When I switch back the dialog box is GONE...yet the program is still processing data.  Why is my dialog box disappearing when switching between windows?  How can I make the dialog box stay visible when I switch back from my e-mail screen?

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