Commit d215bd0f authored by theorangeone97's avatar theorangeone97
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code for hiding the taskbar

parent 8b3907d4
/*
* Copyright (c) 2008..11 by Simon Baer
*
* You may use this code for whatever you want.
*/
using System;
using System.Text;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Diagnostics;
namespace USB_Lockdown
{
/// <summary>
/// Helper class for hiding/showing the taskbar and startmenu on
/// Windows XP and Vista.
/// </summary>
public static class Taskbar
{
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
private static extern int GetWindowText(IntPtr hWnd, StringBuilder text, int count);
[DllImport("user32.dll", CharSet = CharSet.Auto)]
private static extern bool EnumThreadWindows(int threadId, EnumThreadProc pfnEnum, IntPtr lParam);
[DllImport("user32.dll", SetLastError = true)]
private static extern System.IntPtr FindWindow(string lpClassName, string lpWindowName);
[DllImport("user32.dll", SetLastError = true)]
private static extern IntPtr FindWindowEx(IntPtr parentHandle, IntPtr childAfter, string className, string windowTitle);
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
private static extern IntPtr FindWindowEx(IntPtr parentHwnd, IntPtr childAfterHwnd, IntPtr className, string windowText);
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
private static extern int ShowWindow(IntPtr hwnd, int nCmdShow);
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
private static extern uint GetWindowThreadProcessId(IntPtr hwnd, out int lpdwProcessId);
private const int SW_HIDE = 0;
private const int SW_SHOW = 5;
private const string VistaStartMenuCaption = "Start";
private static IntPtr vistaStartMenuWnd = IntPtr.Zero;
private delegate bool EnumThreadProc(IntPtr hwnd, IntPtr lParam);
/// <summary>
/// Show the taskbar.
/// </summary>
public static void Show()
{
SetVisibility(true);
}
/// <summary>
/// Hide the taskbar.
/// </summary>
public static void Hide()
{
SetVisibility(false);
}
/// <summary>
/// Sets the visibility of the taskbar.
/// </summary>
public static bool Visible
{
set { SetVisibility(value); }
}
/// <summary>
/// Hide or show the Windows taskbar and startmenu.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="show">true to show, false to hide</param>
private static void SetVisibility(bool show)
{
// get taskbar window
IntPtr taskBarWnd = FindWindow("Shell_TrayWnd", null);
// try it the WinXP way first...
IntPtr startWnd = FindWindowEx(taskBarWnd, IntPtr.Zero, "Button", "Start");
if (startWnd == IntPtr.Zero)
{
// try an alternate way, as mentioned on CodeProject by Earl Waylon Flinn
startWnd = FindWindowEx(IntPtr.Zero, IntPtr.Zero, (IntPtr)0xC017, "Start");
}
if (startWnd == IntPtr.Zero)
{
// ok, let's try the Vista easy way...
startWnd = FindWindow("Button", null);
if (startWnd == IntPtr.Zero)
{
// no chance, we need to to it the hard way...
startWnd = GetVistaStartMenuWnd(taskBarWnd);
}
}
ShowWindow(taskBarWnd, show ? SW_SHOW : SW_HIDE);
ShowWindow(startWnd, show ? SW_SHOW : SW_HIDE);
}
/// <summary>
/// Returns the window handle of the Vista start menu orb.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="taskBarWnd">windo handle of taskbar</param>
/// <returns>window handle of start menu</returns>
private static IntPtr GetVistaStartMenuWnd(IntPtr taskBarWnd)
{
// get process that owns the taskbar window
int procId;
GetWindowThreadProcessId(taskBarWnd, out procId);
Process p = Process.GetProcessById(procId);
if (p != null)
{
// enumerate all threads of that process...
foreach (ProcessThread t in p.Threads)
{
EnumThreadWindows(t.Id, MyEnumThreadWindowsProc, IntPtr.Zero);
}
}
return vistaStartMenuWnd;
}
/// <summary>
/// Callback method that is called from 'EnumThreadWindows' in 'GetVistaStartMenuWnd'.
/// </summary>
/// <param name="hWnd">window handle</param>
/// <param name="lParam">parameter</param>
/// <returns>true to continue enumeration, false to stop it</returns>
private static bool MyEnumThreadWindowsProc(IntPtr hWnd, IntPtr lParam)
{
StringBuilder buffer = new StringBuilder(256);
if (GetWindowText(hWnd, buffer, buffer.Capacity) > 0)
{
Console.WriteLine(buffer);
if (buffer.ToString() == VistaStartMenuCaption)
{
vistaStartMenuWnd = hWnd;
return false;
}
}
return true;
}
}
}
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