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Converting TCHAR[] to string, while getting PC Name

, 9 Jun 2010 CPOL
You might have considered using ::GetComputerNameA() which does the conversion for you:std::string GetSystemName(){ CHAR sBuf[MAX_COMPUTERNAME_LENGTH + 1] = {0}; DWORD dwLen = MAX_COMPUTERNAME_LENGTH; ::GetComputerNameA(sBuf, &dwLen); return std::string(sBuf);}Note...


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17 May 2010
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Hi there,Its been a while since I wrote my last article. Since got myself into a problem of getting the system name of my PC.I dragged my C instincts into the MSDN world of asking how to get the PC name.After fiddling for a while I got hold of the PC name, not that difficult as a...


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