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Message and Message Queue
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BroadcastSystemMessage
GetQueueStatus
MQCloseQueue
MQDeleteQueue
MQHandleToFormatName
MQOpenQueue
MQPathNameToFormatName
MQPurgeQueue
PeekMessage
PostMessage
PostQuitMessage
SendMessage
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Browsing Windows Known Folders (Special Folders)

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Special Folders are folders which are presented to the user through an interface as an abstract concept, instead of an absolute folder path.

As of Windows Vista, those folders are referenced by a new set of GUID values called Known Folder IDs, replacing the older system of referring to standard folders by a CSIDL value.



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  • How to get the path to a Special Folder
  • Obtaining the System and Windows folder names
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    Created: 2011-01-19 16:56:37  
    Modified: 2013-09-10 08:59:44  
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    The Known Folders can be enumerated through call to GetFolderIds method of a class that implements IKnownFolderManager interface.
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