Thread: Checking for new tasks running

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    Checking for new tasks running


    I was wondering is there a way using C# to check wether a new window pops up ?

    Basically what i want to achieve is something like controlling an LCD ( which i already know how to do). Its just so that when im playing games or whatsoever that is in fullscreen mode ill get a flash on the lcd when a new window pops up....

    Any kind of eventlistener or something for this ?

    OS: Windows XP
    Compiler: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003

    Thanks in advance,


    nevermind i already figured out how to get information on some of the running processes , with a bit of messing around ill be able to make my own event handler for this thing.

    for those that care
    using System.Diagnostics;
    Process[] pro;
    pro = Process.GetProcessesByName("msnmsgr");
    was what i needed, since i want to be able to display the name of the person who contacts me trough msn on the LCD when in a fullscreen application.
    Last edited by GanglyLamb; 07-06-2005 at 10:59 AM.

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