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How to have Main Aopp exit leaving active DLL?

Discussion in 'Win32' started by louarnold, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. louarnold

    louarnold New Member

    Oct 12, 2010
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    I have a successfully operating Main App and simple DLL. I would like to have the Main App exit, and leave the DLL running. How can this be done?

    The Main App loads the DLL and sets a global hook. This works well, but the callbacks to the DLL come only because of a message loop in the Main App. How can this message loop be moved into the DLL or done away with altogether?

    I am running VC++ 2010, but the code is largely C for the native Windows 32bit API. This is under Windows XP SP3.

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