Detecting Ctrl-Alt-Del in Windows

sjm sjmsoft at
Fri Sep 2 14:27:50 CEST 2011

On Sep 1, 12:52 pm, Den <patents... at> wrote:
> Obviously, this is a windows-based question.  I know that Ctrl-Alt-Del
> is handled deep inside the OS, and I'm not trying to interrupt that.
> But is there some way to detect that a C-A-D has been pressed?

If you manage to write a program that can detect CTRL-ALT-DEL, please
report it as a bug in Windows!  CTRL-ALT-DEL is Windows' "secure
attention sequence" which must only be handled by the OS.

-- Steve

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