Thread: Finding the windows version...

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    Finding the windows version...

    Hey guys,

    I have searched everywhere, and I can't find a good way to identify the windows version. Just to let you know what's going on, take a look at my algorithm:
    #include <iostream.h>
    #include <windows.h>
    char ReturnWinVersion(char WinVer[]);
    int main()
     char* Version = ReturnWinVersion();
     if (Version = win9x)
     do this...
     if (Version = winNT)
     do this...
     if (Version = WinXP)
     do this...
    return 0;
    char ReturnWinVersion(char WinVer[]);
     ***This is where I'm stuck!***
     return WinVer[];
    As you can see, this is very messy coding, but I don't care at this point. Is there a good way to do this... the way I want? I know about the GetVersion() function, but I don't understand how to work with it.


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