not working: process commandline, trayicons.hint

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not working: process commandline, trayicons.hint

Postby brian » Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:18 am

Hello Madshi,

This is my first time posting here, hoping to get a clue what I'm doing wrong. You probably don't remember me but we shared some topics back in the days when EE was fresh (I was most active there in 98-99-00 as bryan7)

I am using Vista 32-bit and Delphi 2007.

2 Problems:

1- I'm trying to get the commandline of a process, but all I get is the exe path+exename, of any process.


this simple returns "C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe", whereas using ProcessExplorer (from sysinternals) i gets the commandline arguments (filename that was loaded)

2- Same with TrayIcon.Hint


this is empty, and checking ItemCount returns 0 (with ANY process)

Maybe it's problem with Vista?

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Postby madshi » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:08 pm


oh the old EE days... ;)

Does the Process Explorer show this information with or without being started as admin? Does your own process have admin rights? You could try enabling all privileges. That might help...
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Postby brian » Tue Mar 11, 2008 4:15 am

Process Explorer shows either with or without admin privs. (I usually run it as admin with /e)

Tried running the test as admin but it didn't help (for either tests commandline/tray icons)
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