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    data types

    Hi,
    I started to learn windows programming. I have some experience with basics c++, but on first step I came across on "new" data types such as DWORD, WORD, LPSTR....
    I fsomeone could explain or give some good link what all that means and what is the difference between DWOR, WORD, int, long,LPSTR, char * ...
    Thanks

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    A nibble is 4 bits.
    A byte is 8 bits.
    A word is 16 bits.
    a double word is 32 bits.

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