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This is a discussion on PAssword within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; im trying to make a password protection program but it always says wrong password here's my code Code: case WM_COMMAND: ...

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    PAssword

    im trying to make a password protection program but it always says wrong password here's my code
    Code:
    case WM_COMMAND:
    		switch(LOWORD(wParam))
    		{
    		case BUTTON3:
                char passcheck [256];
    			GetWindowText(hwndEdt2,passcheck,256);
    
    			if(strcmp(passcheck, "ofp")==0)
    			{
    				MessageBox(NULL,"Password Correct", "Message", MB_OK|MB_ICONQUESTION);
    			}
    			else
    			{
    				MessageBox(NULL,"Password Incorrect", "Message", MB_OK|MB_ICONQUESTION);
    			}
    			break;
    		}
    		break;

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    What does GetWindowText() return?
    So what does passcheck contain?

    gg

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    passcheck contains whats in the editbox containing the password the user entered

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    Then all you have to do is type "ofp" into the edit box, then click "BUTTON3".

    gg

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    thats the problem it always returns false password

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    Use sendmessage with WM_GETTEXT, and display the data returned in a messagebox. That is, if you don't know how to debug..?

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    here is the code i have so far please help me finish this nothing i do seems to work
    all i need to do i get the text out of the editbox and compare it to the password to see if it is correct
    Code:
    #include <windows.h>
    #include <cstring>
    #include <iostream>
    using namespace std;
    
    #define EDIT1 5001
    #define EDIT2 5002
    #define BUTTON3 5003
    #define GROUP4 5004
    
    
    LRESULT CALLBACK WndProc(HWND hwnd, UINT msg, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam)
    {
        switch(msg)
        {
    	case WM_CREATE:
    		CreateWindowEx(0,
    			TEXT("STATIC"),
    			TEXT("Password Protector 1.0\nPlease enter your password."),
    			WS_CHILD|WS_VISIBLE,
    			30,
    			100,
    			200,
    			30,
    			hwnd,
    			(HMENU)EDIT1,
    			NULL,
    			NULL);
    		CreateWindowEx(0,
    			TEXT("EDIT"),
    			NULL,
    			WS_CHILD|WS_VISIBLE|WS_BORDER|ES_PASSWORD,
    			30,
    			60,
    			100,
    			30,
    			hwnd,
    			(HMENU)EDIT2,
    			NULL,
    			NULL);
    		CreateWindowEx(0,
    			TEXT("BUTTON"),
    			TEXT("Enter"),
    			WS_CHILD|WS_VISIBLE|BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON,
    			150,
    			60,
    			90,
    			40,
    			hwnd,
    			(HMENU)BUTTON3,
    			NULL,
    			NULL);
    		CreateWindowEx(0,
    			TEXT("BUTTON"),
    			TEXT("Main"),
    			WS_CHILD|WS_VISIBLE|BS_GROUPBOX,
    			10,
    			10,
    			270,
    			140,
    			hwnd,
    			(HMENU)GROUP4,
    			NULL,
    			NULL);
    		break;
    		return 0;
    			
            case WM_CLOSE:
                DestroyWindow(hwnd);
            break;
            case WM_DESTROY:
                PostQuitMessage(0);
            break;
            default:
                return DefWindowProc(hwnd, msg, wParam, lParam);
        }
        return 0;
    }
    
    int WINAPI WinMain(HINSTANCE hInstance, HINSTANCE hPrevInstance,
        LPSTR lpCmdLine, int nCmdShow)
    {
        WNDCLASSEX wc;
        HWND hwnd;
        MSG Msg;
    
        wc.cbSize        = sizeof(WNDCLASSEX);
        wc.style         = 0;
        wc.lpfnWndProc   = WndProc;
        wc.cbClsExtra    = 0;
        wc.cbWndExtra    = 0;
        wc.hInstance     = hInstance;
        wc.hIcon         = LoadIcon(NULL, IDI_APPLICATION);
        wc.hCursor       = LoadCursor(NULL, IDC_ARROW);
        wc.hbrBackground = (HBRUSH)(COLOR_BTNSHADOW);
        wc.lpszMenuName  = NULL;
        wc.lpszClassName = "WindowClass";
        wc.hIconSm       = LoadIcon(NULL, IDI_APPLICATION);
    
        if(!RegisterClassEx(&wc))
        {
            MessageBox(NULL, "Window Registration Failed!", "Error!",
                MB_ICONEXCLAMATION | MB_OK);
            return 0;
        }
    
        hwnd = CreateWindowEx(
            WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE,
            "WindowClass",
            "PassPro 1.0",
            WS_OVERLAPPEDWINDOW,
            CW_USEDEFAULT, CW_USEDEFAULT, 300, 200,
            NULL, NULL, hInstance, NULL);
    
        ShowWindow(hwnd, nCmdShow);
        UpdateWindow(hwnd);
    
        while(GetMessage(&Msg, NULL, 0, 0) > 0)
        {
            TranslateMessage(&Msg);
            DispatchMessage(&Msg);
        }
        return Msg.wParam;
    }

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    i got it working i was getting the text wrong GetDlgItemText(); was the solution does anyone know how i could make this program automatically start up when a folder is opended?

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