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Posted 26 Jun 2005

Shell Tray Info - Arrange your system tray icons

, 26 Jun 2005 CPOL
A tool with full source code that enumerates tray icons and allows you to reposition them as well as send mouse messages.
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#include "stdafx.h"
#include "Util.h"

TCHAR GetDriveLetter(LPCTSTR lpDevicePath)
	TCHAR d = _T('A');
	while(d <= _T('Z'))
		TCHAR szDeviceName[3] = {d,_T(':'),_T('\0')};	
		TCHAR szTarget[512] = {0};
		if(QueryDosDevice(szDeviceName, szTarget, 511) != 0)			
			if(_tcscmp(lpDevicePath, szTarget) == 0)
				return d;
	return NULL;

HWND FindTrayToolbarWindow()
	HWND hWnd = ::FindWindow(_T("Shell_TrayWnd"), NULL);
		hWnd = ::FindWindowEx(hWnd,NULL,_T("TrayNotifyWnd"), NULL);
			hWnd = ::FindWindowEx(hWnd,NULL,_T("SysPager"), NULL);
				hWnd = ::FindWindowEx(hWnd, NULL,_T("ToolbarWindow32"), NULL);
	return hWnd;

CString GetFilenameFromPid(DWORD pid)
	CString strRet = _T("[Unknown Process]");
	TCHAR ImageFileName[1024] = {0};
		GetProcessImageFileName(ph,ImageFileName, 1023);

		CString sTmp = ImageFileName;
		CString strSearch = _T("\\Device\\HarddiskVolume");
		int ind = sTmp.Find(strSearch);
		if(ind != -1)
			ind = sTmp.Find('\\', ind + strSearch.GetLength());
			if(ind != -1)
				CString sReplace = "#:";

				strRet = sReplace + sTmp.Mid(ind);
	return strRet;

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About the Author

Nish Nishant
United States United States
Nish Nishant is the Principal Software Architect/Consultant for Ganymede Software Solutions LLC, and is based out of Columbus, Ohio. He has over 17 years of software industry experience in various roles including Lead Software Architect, Principal Software Engineer, and Product Manager. Nish was a Microsoft Visual C++ MVP between 2002 and 2015.

Nish is an industry acknowledged expert in the Microsoft technology stack. He authored C++/CLI in Action for Manning Publications in 2005, and had previously co-authored Extending MFC Applications with the .NET Framework for Addison Wesley in 2003. In addition, he has over 140 published technology articles on and another 250+ blog articles on his WordPress blog. Nish is vastly experienced in team management, mentoring teams, and directing all stages of software development.

Contact Nish : If you are interested in hiring Nish as a consultant, you can reach him via his google email id voidnish.

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