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What is your proposal for the same kind of activity with Microsoft Windows Seven 7 64 bits ?
In fact, we would like to intercept the shutdown, like we did with XP, but the event "VM_QUERYENDSESSION" is not working with W7_64.

(I try to re-start the issue :



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I read this :


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And what did that last link tell you?


You need to use ShutdownBlockReasonCreate and ShutdownBlockReasonDestroy from User32.dll to tell Windows not to allow shut down.

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Is it possible to obtain an exe file that make the job, or the C++ code, that do the job ?

These are functions ?

On my side, I have a C++ code to do the job on Windows XP.
But, one person in my team will have to re-develop a new C++ code file, to do the job on Windows Seven 64 bits, but not in a short time. (not a priority for the moment)


On my side too, I also write a script to run scripts at shutdown (local policy)...
But, I'm not sure to make a success...

Problems are related with the  "3"  64 bits environment :
# Registry : normal (64 bits) or wowo6432node (32 bits) and redirection
# Files : system32 (64 bits) or syswow64 (32 bits) and redirection
# 3 environments : "logon", "user desktop" and "screensaver"  (maybe more ...like "shutdown" and "start") with no "links" between them
# Run a 32 bits software in 64 bits environment.
# ...
# etc.



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Welcome to the AutoIt forums.

But in future please limit yourself to your own thread rather than necro-posting all over the forum in any thread close to the same subject (most of which I have now deleted).

What you did above in linking to the old threads is exactly what you should have done - so a pat on the back for that!


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