Detecting Ctrl-Alt-Del in Windows

Den patentsvnc at
Fri Sep 2 18:20:23 CEST 2011

On Sep 2, 5:27 am, sjm <sjms... at> wrote:
> 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

I'm not trying to hook it or stop it, just detect it.


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