Calling MSVC DLL procedure from MSVB service to create mutex.

Category:
System/API
Type:
Snippets
Difficulty:
Beginning

Author: Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This code shows (1) how one can create an MSVC 6 DLL with a procedure that can be called from an MSVB 6 program and (2) how to create a mutex in a service with security that allows a nonservice process to use it.

Instructions: Copy the declarations and code below and paste directly into your VB project.

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