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Another Instance is already running ?

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Submitted on: 1/4/2015 12:16:00 AM
By: George F Richardson (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: VB.NET
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     This code verifies how many instances of a given process name is running on the machine.
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Another Instance is already running ?
// Description:This code verifies how many instances of a given process name is running on the machine.
// By: George F Richardson (from psc cd)
//
// Inputs:ByVal pstrProcessName as String
//
// Returns:True if there is another instance or False is there isn't
//
// Side Effects:none that I now
//**************************************

Imports System
Imports System.Diagnostics
Imports System.ComponentModel
Public Clas TestClas 'It's wrong because pscode.com doesn't accept the word Clas (with 2 s).
Public Function prevInstance(ByVal pstrProcessName as string) As Boolean
Dim lblnRet As Boolean = False
Dim lintInst As Integer
lintInst = UBound(Diagnostics.Process.GetProcessesByName(pstrProcessName))
If lintInst > 0 Then
lblnRet = True
End If
Return lblnRet
End Function
End Clas


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