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Hi,

I have a .dll (custom specific: ICE.dll) file created using vb.net and there is a function inside: when i read the api spec, got the following information: request you to provide the code to open/close. tried dllcall, dllopen, dllclose but it doesnt work. any help with code will be really appreciated. Thanks a lot.

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Karthi

Service name:

ICE21

Syntax:

byte ICE21 (byte status)

Parameters (in):

status

 (0-Open, 1- Close)

Return value:

byte

0 if everything was OK. 

Description:

The function opens/closes the ICE plugin

 

 

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