Windows code snippets (150)

How to get custom data from clipboard

Published: 26. September 2014 | Updated: 26. September 2014
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows Winforms WPF

How to get file drop list from clipboard

Published: 26. September 2014 | Updated: 26. September 2014
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# File System Windows Winforms WPF

How to get audio stream from clipboard

Published: 26. September 2014 | Updated: 26. September 2014
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Media Windows Winforms WPF

How to get (formatted) text from clipboard

Published: 26. September 2014 | Updated: 26. September 2014
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Text Windows Winforms WPF

How to get image from clipboard

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2014
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# GDI Windows Winforms WPF

How to listen for change in network address

Published: 28. March 2014 | Updated: 28. March 2014
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to listen for change in network availability

Published: 28. March 2014 | Updated: 28. March 2014
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to determine whether assembly was loaded from GAC

Published: 21. March 2014 | Updated: 21. March 2014
Categories: Reflection
Tags: Reflection Windows

How to prevent opening multiple instance of application

Published: 11. January 2014 | Updated: 11. January 2014
Categories: Winforms WPF
Tags: C# Security Threading Windows Winforms WPF

How to get bus info

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to get BIOS info

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate computer temperature sensors

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate motherboard devices

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate memory devices using WMI

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate windows services

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows WMI

How to enumerate desktops using WMI

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate batteries using WMI

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate cdrom drives

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate page files

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate patches using WMI

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate windows groups

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate disk partitions

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate all directories in computer

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Directories Windows
Tags: C# File System Win32 Windows WMI

How to enumerate monitors using WMI

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate installed audio/video codecs

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Media Win32 Windows WMI

How to enumerate system drivers

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate physical media

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate keyboards

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate windows threads

Published: 12. February 2012 | Updated: 12. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Threading Win32 Windows WMI

How to enumerate system volumes

Published: 8. February 2012 | Updated: 8. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Win32 Windows WMI

How to enumerate processors

Published: 8. February 2012 | Updated: 8. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to get running processes info

Published: 8. February 2012 | Updated: 8. February 2012
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Win32 Windows WMI

How to enumerate disk drives

Published: 8. February 2012 | Updated: 8. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate available printers

Published: 8. February 2012 | Updated: 8. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to enumerate sound devices

Published: 7. February 2012 | Updated: 7. February 2012
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WMI

How to get active window handle and title

Published: 7. February 2012 | Updated: 7. February 2012
Categories: Win32 Windows
Tags: C# UI Win32 Windows

How to get installed software info

Published: 7. February 2012 | Updated: 7. February 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Win32 Windows WMI

How to open message box

Published: 1. February 2012 | Updated: 1. February 2012
Categories: Winforms WPF
Tags: C# UI Windows Winforms WPF

How to check that event log exists

Published: 1. February 2012 | Updated: 1. February 2012
Categories: Debug Windows
Tags: C# Debug Windows

How to request for administrator permissions

Published: 31. January 2012 | Updated: 31. January 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Security Windows

How to get domain controllers

Published: 31. January 2012 | Updated: 31. January 2012
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to open Folder Options window

Published: 31. January 2012 | Updated: 31. January 2012
Categories: Win32 Windows
Tags: C# Win32 Windows

How to get computer user account names

Published: 31. January 2012 | Updated: 31. January 2012
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows WMI

How to enumerate local network computers using Active Directory

Published: 31. January 2012 | Updated: 31. January 2012
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to delete readonly file

Published: 30. November 2011 | Updated: 30. November 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to get windows that are in taskbar

Published: 23. November 2011 | Updated: 23. November 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to get handle of WPF window

Published: 23. November 2011 | Updated: 23. November 2011
Categories: WPF
Tags: C# Windows WPF

How to get battery information

Published: 20. November 2011 | Updated: 20. November 2011
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows Winforms

How to find out whether pc is slow machine

Published: 19. November 2011 | Updated: 19. November 2011
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows WPF

How to find out whether pc is tablet

Published: 19. November 2011 | Updated: 19. November 2011
Categories: Windows WPF
Tags: C# Windows WPF

How to find out whether Windows UI effects are enabled

Published: 19. November 2011 | Updated: 19. November 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# UI Windows Winforms WPF

How to find out whether program is running in a remote session

Published: 19. November 2011 | Updated: 19. November 2011
Categories: Win32 Windows
Tags: C# Win32 Windows Winforms WPF

How to change cursor

Published: 14. December 2008 | Updated: 10. November 2011
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# UI Windows Winforms

How to write message to EventLog

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 10. November 2011
Categories: Debug Windows
Tags: C# Debug Windows

How to calculate file checksum

Published: 4. November 2011 | Updated: 4. November 2011
Categories: Files Security
Tags: C# File System Security Windows

How to lock a file

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 31. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to determine 32/64-bit system

Published: 16. January 2009 | Updated: 31. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to kill process by name

Published: 5. January 2009 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows

How to enumerate event log entries

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Debug Windows
Tags: C# Debug Windows

How to get information about all monitors

Published: 27. October 2011 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows Winforms

How to get monitors count

Published: 27. October 2011 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows Winforms

How to launch custom process

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get operating system info

Published: 5. January 2009 | Updated: 27. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to write a windows registry key

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Registry
Tags: C# Windows

How to read a windows registry key

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Registry
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to delete a windows registry key

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Registry
Tags: C# Windows

How to get current Windows user

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: C# Security Windows Winforms

How to find out whether current user is in specific role

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to find out whether current user is administrator

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to find out whether windows user is authenticated

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to find out whether current user is anonymous

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to find out whether current user is guest

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to find out whether current user is system

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Authorization
Tags: Authorization C# Windows

How to enumerate serial ports

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Hardware Network
Tags: C# Hardware Network Windows

How to get disk free space

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: File system Hardware
Tags: C# File System Hardware Windows

How to get processors count

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Hardware
Tags: C# Hardware Windows

How to get screen size

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: GDI Hardware
Tags: C# GDI Hardware Windows Winforms

How to get mac address

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Hardware Network
Tags: C# Hardware Network Windows

How to list process threads

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Threading Windows

How to open url address in browser

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Network Processes
Tags: C# Network Windows Winforms

How to open pdf using Acrobat Reader

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows

How to get process ID

Published: 14. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows

How to list all running processes

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows

How to get current process

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Processes
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get DateTime from Windows file time

Published: 24. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: DateTime
Tags: C# Conversion DateTime File System Serialization Windows

How to convert DateTime to Windows file time

Published: 24. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: DateTime
Tags: C# Conversion DateTime File System Serialization Windows

How to get/set file creation, last access or write date-time

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# DateTime Windows

How to get/set directory creation, last access or write date-time

Published: 26. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Directories
Tags: C# Windows

How to get content of directory

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Directories File system
Tags: C# Windows

How to check that file exists

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# Windows

How to check that directory exists

Published: 26. October 2011 | Updated: 26. October 2011
Categories: Directories
Tags: C# Windows

How to set file attributes

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# Windows

How to set file to hidden

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# Windows

How to get file attributes

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: Files
Tags: C# Windows

How to set file to ReadOnly state

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: File system Windows
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to generate random file name

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: File system
Tags: C# Windows

How to get thread id

Published: 25. October 2011 | Updated: 25. October 2011
Categories: Win32
Tags: C# Threading Win32 Windows

How to get system colors

Published: 24. October 2011 | Updated: 24. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Colors Windows Winforms WPF

How to change colors in console application

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 13. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to hide form from taskbar and Alt+TAB

Published: 22. January 2009 | Updated: 12. October 2011
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get Windows country/region name

Published: 11. October 2011 | Updated: 11. October 2011
Categories: Regions
Tags: C# Globalization Windows

How to get desktop path

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 9. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to get network domain name

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 9. October 2011
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to get .NET version

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 9. October 2011
Categories: Framework
Tags: C# Windows

How to get name of the computer

Published: 9. October 2011 | Updated: 9. October 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to convert SecureString to string

Published: 30. September 2011 | Updated: 30. September 2011
Categories: Converting Security
Tags: C# Security Text Windows

How to truncate file path

Published: 27. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: File system Win32
Tags: C# File System Win32 Windows

How to detect save mode in Windows

Published: 26. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to convert handle to form

Published: 15. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: Unsafe Code Winforms
Tags: C# Controls Windows Winforms

How to clear recent documents

Published: 27. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: File system Win32
Tags: C# Win32 Windows

How to add file to recent documents

Published: 27. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: Files Win32
Tags: C# Win32 Windows

How to get status of windows service

Published: 26. January 2009 | Updated: 26. September 2011
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to show/hide mouse cursor

Published: 22. January 2009 | Updated: 22. January 2009
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get file name from path

Published: 22. January 2009 | Updated: 22. January 2009
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to send email using default mail client

Published: 22. January 2009 | Updated: 22. January 2009
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows Winforms

How to enumerate network interfaces

Published: 22. January 2009 | Updated: 22. January 2009
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to choose folder using FolderBrowserDialog

Published: 21. January 2009 | Updated: 21. January 2009
Categories: Directories Winforms
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get installed fonts

Published: 20. January 2009 | Updated: 20. January 2009
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Text Windows

How to continue a windows service

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to pause a windows service

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to stop a windows service

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to start a windows service

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to get list of services

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Services
Tags: C# Services Windows

How to get system information

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to get system directory

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to set environment variable

Published: 12. January 2009 | Updated: 12. January 2009
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to get path to windows special folders

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Windows
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to get file size

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to copy directory

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Directories
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to determine network connection availability

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Network
Tags: C# Network Windows

How to send keys to application

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# Windows Winforms

How to get output from console application

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Consoles
Tags: C# Windows Console

How to stop playing background sound

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# Media Windows Winforms

How to play sound in C#

Published: 8. January 2009 | Updated: 8. January 2009
Categories: Winforms
Tags: C# Media Windows Winforms

How to create temporary file

Published: 5. January 2009 | Updated: 5. January 2009
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to protect data using user or machine credentials

Published: 5. January 2009 | Updated: 5. January 2009
Categories: Encryption Windows
Tags: C# Security Text Windows

How to get environment variables

Published: 5. January 2009 | Updated: 5. January 2009
Categories: Framework Windows
Tags: C# Windows

How to write bytes to file

Published: 22. December 2008 | Updated: 22. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to move file

Published: 21. December 2008 | Updated: 21. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to copy file

Published: 21. December 2008 | Updated: 21. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to flash form taskbar button

Published: 21. December 2008 | Updated: 21. December 2008
Categories: Win32 Winforms
Tags: C# UI Win32 Windows Winforms

How to delete files or folder to Recycle Bin

Published: 14. December 2008 | Updated: 21. December 2008
Categories: Windows File system
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to delete file

Published: 21. December 2008 | Updated: 21. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to use console output in winforms

Published: 15. December 2008 | Updated: 20. December 2008
Categories: Win32 Winforms
Tags: C# Console Win32 Windows Winforms

How to create screenshot using C#

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 20. December 2008
Categories: GDI Windows
Tags: C# GDI Windows

How to encrypt / decrypt file for current Windows user

Published: 16. December 2008 | Updated: 16. December 2008
Categories: Encryption Files
Tags: C# File System Security Windows

How to read file as bytes

Published: 16. December 2008 | Updated: 16. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Windows

How to get file extension

Published: 15. December 2008 | Updated: 15. December 2008
Categories: Files
Tags: C# File System Text Windows

How to disable close 'x' button in winform

Published: 15. December 2008 | Updated: 15. December 2008
Categories: Win32 Winforms
Tags: C# UI Windows Winforms

How to get drives

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 13. December 2008
Categories: File system Hardware
Tags: C# File System Hardware Windows