Click here to Skip to main content
11,648,785 members (81,795 online)
Rate this: bad
good
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.
See more: VB.NET
I know the external exe name & location.
How will i block the external exe from my vb project???

please help me some proper instruction....
Posted 24-Feb-12 2:39am
Comments
ryanb31 at 24-Feb-12 9:03am
   
What are you trying to do? Block an exe?
Rate this: bad
good
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.

Solution 1

If it's not an executable that your setup program installed, that's what I would call questionable practice, and even ill-advised.

But, you would have to create a thread to constantly enumerate the processes running on the machine, and when you detect the desired process, immediately close it down.
  Permalink  
Rate this: bad
good
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.

Solution 2

You can't block it from your code. Since you're code has no hooks into the Loader, you can't stop it from being executed.

Enumerating the process list is not really blocking the process since in order for it to show up in the list, it has to be running already.
  Permalink  

This content, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

  Print Answers RSS
0 F-ES Sitecore 409
1 CPallini 370
2 OriginalGriff 334
3 Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter 324
4 Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 254
0 OriginalGriff 1,512
1 Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 1,022
2 jyo.net 994
3 DamithSL 986
4 CPallini 945


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web02 | 2.8.150804.4 | Last Updated 24 Feb 2012
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2015
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid

CodeProject, 503-250 Ferrand Drive Toronto Ontario, M3C 3G8 Canada +1 416-849-8900 x 100