||ave you ever struggled to implement some-
thing on Windows 95, convinced that there
|must be an easier way, but found nothing in the|
documentation that was of any help? Have you
ever suspected the existence of an evil conspiracy,
in which Microsoft failed to document all the really
useful functions, slyly concealing them for their
own nefarious purposes?
Well, I'm not going to try and confirm or deny
such a theory, but I can tell you that undocumented
functions do exist, and they are being used in Mi-
crosoft applications. If you want to know what it is
that they're hiding from you, this might be a good
place to start looking.
Most of what I'll be discussing here applies to
both Windows 95 and Windows NT 4, although
occasionally you will encounter functions that are
only available on one or the other platform.
Whether any of this stuff works on other versions
of the OS is something of which I am quite