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by mrfearless
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [C] HTTP-Downloader
Replies: 4
Views: 1501

Re: [C] HTTP-Downloader

A downside to using URLDownloadToFile, (that i found but perhaps i have overlooked something) is that it uses a cache, so if your downloading a file again it will just use the cached version. I found that problematic when creating an auto update library and fetching a version text file (or other fil...
by mrfearless
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Kernel-Mode Development
Topic: What Module Handles the Drawing of Windows, Cursor, etc..?
Replies: 1
Views: 1466

Re: What Module Handles the Drawing of Windows, Cursor, etc..?

Im guessing its probably this: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/display/gdi-from-the-driver-s-perspective "GDI service functions are identified by their Eng prefix, and functions that provide access to GDI-maintained structures have names in the form XxxOBJ*_*Xxx." Looking a...
by mrfearless
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: User-Mode Development
Topic: How to load frames from BMP in C++ using HBITMAP?
Replies: 1
Views: 1867

Re: How to load frames from BMP in C++ using HBITMAP?

From the snippet i would guess your not updating the original hdc - your stretching image in hdc2 to hdc4 - which is fine, then your calling UpdateLayeredWindow but the destination hdc is set to null (2nd parameter) so its not doing anything, so normal windows drawing continues and as your supposed ...
by mrfearless
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:30 pm
Forum: Tools/Software
Topic: Links to Virtual Machines
Replies: 25
Views: 77804

Re: Links to Virtual Machines

Qnap has a Virtualization Station App (based on QEMU) https://www.qnap.com/event/station/en/virtualization.php and a Container Station App (LXC and docker) https://www.qnap.com/solution/container_station/en/ I recently got myself a Qnap TS453A and can connect over to the VM's running on the Qnap dev...