April 20, 1998

Windows programming

Question: We use NT 4 WS as the client to our PeopleSoft (Oracle) application, and we need to pick off the information contained on the panel fields. We can easily

Rebooting NT from VB

Question: How do I reboot (with an option to force) inside of Win NT? I know about the ExitWindowsEx API call, which works fine in Windows 95, but unfortunately this

File version information under NT

Question: I am using the GetFileVersionInfoSize, GetFileVersionInfo, and VerQueryValue APIs to get the file version of third-party applications. In all cases, GetFileVersionInfoSize returns a large number, but when I query

Output to I/O port under NT 4.0

Question: Please kindly advise how to output to a PC’s I/O port address: &H158 using Visual C++ under NT 40. For your information, we used to use outp() using C


Question: If I ftp to an AS400, I can run a program on it by typing quote rcmd call . Is it possible for me to do the same thing

Automatic logon problems in NT 3.51

Question: We are running a SCADA package on an NT 3.51 machine at a mine. Since we often have power failures, the PC reboots itself and then requires the operator

Scheduling A Visual Basic app on NT

Question: I have a VB app that was running on Windows 95 and using the scheduler included with Microsoft Plus. All was well. Now our company is switching to an