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January 29th, 2013, 07:17 PM
Thank you, both.
Evidently one needs to allow drag-and-drop from IE through the registry.
January 24th, 2013, 10:58 PM
You didn't run IE and my app elevated, did you? I did my test on a Standard user account and there seems to be UIPI conflict between a lower privileged IE and my app.
January 24th, 2013, 01:34 AM
I can't seem to make IE selected text draggable into my MFC application. Take a look at the sample VS 2008 C++ solution attached. To illustrate, compile and open the app. Then open an IE (the one I'm...
December 19th, 2012, 09:50 PM
December 19th, 2012, 09:49 PM
For Windows Vista and later: The file to load is "%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Usrclass.dat" which is a non-roaming part of the user's registry hive. (Mostly COM stuff +...
December 19th, 2012, 01:21 PM
A quick follow-up: I found out that the classes data is actually stored in a different file "\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserA\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\UsrClass.dat". Any idea how to get...
December 19th, 2012, 05:25 AM
Igor, much appreciated! I haven't been here for some time and here you are again, as always bailing my butt :)
How you been?
Thanks for the clarification. It all checks out, although I'm not...
December 19th, 2012, 01:12 AM
I need to open up and modify a user's registry key from a 32-bit service (note that the user is not logged in at the time.) I do the following:
//For simplicity error checks are not shown
December 7th, 2012, 12:54 PM
@OReubens: What's funny (or I guess, not so funny for developers) is that MS seems to come up with a new programming technique with every release of Windows. For instance, I don't even hear about...
December 3rd, 2012, 11:21 PM
OK, nevermind. Fixed it... took over 2 days to straighten it out (thanks to people from Stackoverflow.) For whoever is interested, a working solution is attached to this post...
December 2nd, 2012, 02:51 AM
I'm attaching a project that demonstrates the issue. I need to display a context menu with anti-aliased bitmaps. I wrote my own method to convert an icon into a bitmap (see the...
November 11th, 2012, 03:21 PM
Thanks, Igor. In my case I need this for the HKLM software hive for Windows XP family OS. Luckily in Vista they came up with the SERVICE_CONTROL_PRESHUTDOWN notification for the shut-down case, but...
November 9th, 2012, 02:47 PM
Hey, mharishkumarreddy, I know it's an old thread. I'm curious if you were able to resolve this issue?
November 8th, 2012, 06:31 PM
There's clearly a trade-off between desktop and mobile hardware. Intel's Core i5 and i7 might be inefficient for a mobile device but on the other hand ARM CPUs with their RISC architecture would not...
November 6th, 2012, 03:10 PM
Oh, I hope they fix that IntelliSense, or at least make it "as good" as it is for C# in VS2010.
@superbonzo: Obviously they will introduce new APIs that make sense for the tiled interface. The...
November 5th, 2012, 02:21 PM
Yes, I agree about the Metro stuff. I watched some Channel9 demos about the "new" way MS want us to code their apps and I "got scared." All this talk of "can't run in the background", "only one app...
November 3rd, 2012, 09:42 PM
Found this link that may also have some relevance to my question:
October 31st, 2012, 01:27 PM
@superbonzo: Thanks for the links.
@Igor Vartanov: I heard that there's an issue with XP support, which will be a major drawback for me. Although it seems like they fixed the issue with the size...
October 30th, 2012, 08:17 PM
Thank you, fellas. And sorry for the delay...
@nuzzle: Yes, I agree that MFC is clearly a legacy stuff. I haven't looked into the new C++ 11 standard. As long as it has nothing to do with the .NET...
October 27th, 2012, 03:22 PM
I was wondering if anyone has Visual Studio 2012 installed. I saw a lot of promotional material but it doesn't say much about C++ and MFC in it. So, if anyone who tried it out, what's your opinion?...
October 18th, 2012, 10:14 PM
I have a service application that runs in conjunction with a user-mode module. The software allows to perform a specialized power operation at which the user-mode code first logs ff the Windows user...
October 2nd, 2012, 05:45 AM
Guys, I made a short test project to illustrate the problem. (It's attached here as a MSVS 2008 solution.)
Also a couple of screenshots:
1. Invoking it as a non-forced sleep:
October 2nd, 2012, 03:05 AM
I'm not sure if I'm reading documentation correctly, so I'd appreciate if someone could clarify.
I run the following API to put Windows XP SP3 into sleep (or standby mode) from a worker thread:
September 25th, 2012, 04:28 PM
Yes, I know that there's no "documented" way of doing it. What I guess, I'm looking for is a "hack". As I explained above there's no reason to block this option for an enterprise setting. I found a...
September 24th, 2012, 07:00 PM
Does anyone know where in registry the Explorer stores tray icons visibility settings? (Always show, show only notifications, or always hide.)
PS. I know that Microsoft doesn't want us to change...
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