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Kills Rogue Programs

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Option Explicit
' Another sample found on the net somewhere....

' -------------------------------------------------
' Used by OpenProcess function
' -------------------------------------------------

' -------------------------------------------------
' API's used to get window info
' -------------------------------------------------
Private Declare Function DestroyWindow _
Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function IsWindow _
Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function OpenProcess _
Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal dwDesiredAccess As Long, _
ByVal bInheritHandle As Long, _
ByVal dwProcessId As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function CloseHandle _
Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal hObject As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function TerminateProcess _
Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal hProcess As Long, _
ByVal uExitCode As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function GetWindowThreadProcessId _
Lib "user32" _
(ByVal hwnd As Long, _
lpdwProcessId As Long) As Long

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Public Sub KillWindow(ByVal xlngWndHwnd As Long)
Dim plngPID As Long
Dim plngRtn As Long
Dim plngOpenProcHwnd As Long

plngRtn = GetWindowThreadProcessId(xlngWndHwnd, plngPID)
If plngPID > 0 Then
plngOpenProcHwnd = OpenProcess(PROCESS_ALL_ACCESS, 0&, plngPID)

If plngOpenProcHwnd <> 0 Then
DoIt xlngWndHwnd, plngOpenProcHwnd
plngRtn = CloseHandle(plngOpenProcHwnd)
End If
End If

End Sub

Private Sub DoIt(xlngHwnd As Long, xlngProcessHwnd As Long)
Dim plngRtn As Long
Dim plngProcessHwnd As Long
Dim plngThreadHwnd As Long
Dim plngExitCode As Long

plngExitCode = 0&

If xlngHwnd <> 0 Then
If IsWindow(xlngHwnd) <> 0 Then
plngRtn = TerminateProcess _
(xlngProcessHwnd, _

If plngRtn = 0 Then
MsgBox "Failed To destroy window: Error #" & _
Err.LastDllError & ", " & _
MsgBox "Destroyed window!"
End If
End If
End If

End Sub;

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