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Uses the API FindWindow and PostMessage.

Original Author: Marcus Schmitt

Code

Option Explicit
Private Declare Function PostMessage Lib "user32" _
  Alias "PostMessageA" (ByVal hWnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long
Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" _
  Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal szClass$, ByVal szTitle$) As Long
Private Const WM_CLOSE = &H10
Private Sub Command1_Click()
  Dim hWnd, retval As Long
  Dim WinTitle As String
  WinTitle = "Recycle Bin" '<- Title of Window
  hWnd = FindWindow(vbNullString, WinTitle)
  retval = PostMessage(hWnd, WM_CLOSE, 0&, 0&)
End Sub

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Posted: 2003-06-01
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