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If I run a process using the run() statement and setting the proper  STDIO redirection flags, I can access and manage the I/O streams of that process.
Is there a way to hook to the same streams of a process that is already running?
Thanks for any tip


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If you can grab the process-ID (PID) using function ProcessList (or somethign similar) I think it should be possible to connect to the streams using StdoutRead / StdinWrite.


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For what I understand, Windows does not provide any mechanism to retroactively give another process a standard IO handle if it was created without one.  You can AttachConsole () your own console to a running program, but the inverse seems not possible beside injecting code.  But I may be wrong...

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