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    There is a way to hide the process in win xp, but I don't remember off hand how to do it. As long as the form is not shown and taskbar and you do that little hack to hide the process, they shouldnt be able to close it.
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    i think you can register you app as a windows service...and that will disable people from killing it
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    rename task manager :-) It won't allow anyone to end a task then.

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    You could try hiding the taskmanager window. See: http://www.programmershelp.co.uk/showcode.php?e=286

    It doesn't seem to remove the trayicon in WinXP, but it does mean you can't restore the window to a visible state.

    I haven't tried it yet but perhaps this will help you with your program:
    http://www.codeproject.com/win32/AntonioWinLock.asp

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peoples
    i think you can register you app as a windows service...and that will disable people from killing it
    Ya, if it is a service then it won't be in the proccess list but it is just as easy to disable a service but less people know how to do it. Of course then it is just as easy to start it in safe mode and then disable your program
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peoples
    i think you can register you app as a windows service...and that will disable people from killing it
    it would take someone with a hacker mindset but they could stop the service. The odds of somone looking in that direction are slim. I dont think I would think to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alti
    it would take someone with a hacker mindset but they could stop the service. The odds of somone looking in that direction are slim. I dont think I would think to do it.
    Ya, it's fairly simple to make it a service. I think your biggest worry would probably be safe mode. I don't know how to stop them from doing that. A lot more people know how to boot in safe mode than disable a service.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zenith_Warrior
    You could try hiding the taskmanager window. See: http://www.programmershelp.co.uk/showcode.php?e=286

    It doesn't seem to remove the trayicon in WinXP, but it does mean you can't restore the window to a visible state.

    I haven't tried it yet but perhaps this will help you with your program:
    http://www.codeproject.com/win32/AntonioWinLock.asp

    Thanks for the links the second one has got me thinking more on the GINA.DLL possibility and they way that the user logs into windows.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xBrady
    Ya, it's fairly simple to make it a service. I think your biggest worry would probably be safe mode. I don't know how to stop them from doing that. A lot more people know how to boot in safe mode than disable a service.

    I am going to spend some time reseaching the possibiliies of changes to the DLL as above, if possible to say incorperate my little app instead of the standerd login screen but still have it perform a windows login that would take care of all the issues. Dont even know if it is possible yet but it would be the cleanest way of doing it, I think.
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