Detecting Ctrl-Alt-Del in Windows

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Fri Sep 2 02:19:58 EDT 2011

> On Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:52:49 -0700, Den wrote:
>>Also, is there a corresponding key-sequence in Mac and Linux?

The nearest equivalent in MacOSX is Command-Option-Escape, which
brings up the force-quit dialog. I don't know how deep down in
the system it's implemented.

It's possible to use SetSystemUIMode to put an app into a "kiosk
mode" where force-quitting is disabled, but I don't know whether
the app can intercept Command-Option-Escape in that situation and
do something else with it.


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