Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#547 closed Bug (No Bug)

WinGetHandle and WinGetTitle under Vista

Reported by: Developer@… Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
Keywords: Vista Cc:


Under Vista, the WinGetHandle function does not return the handle of a window belonging to a process owned by another user. ProcessExists does, however, return the PID of the process. ProcessList also "sees" the processes owned by another user.

Log on as User01. Launch Notepad.exe.

Via Fast User Switching, log on as User02.

A simple script asking "Does process notepad.exe exists" will return the PID of the notepad process owned by User01. However, neither WinGetHandle (see help documentation) or WinGetTitle running under User02 can "see" the windows to the notepad.exe owned by User01.

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comment:1 Changed 16 years ago by Valik

  • Resolution set to No Bug
  • Status changed from new to closed

The reason is the windows are running on a different desktop. This is expected and is not a bug.

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