dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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Karl
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dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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I'm running version 1.9 on a virtual XP machine. The program loads and mostly works fine, but I get "run-time error 53: File not found: dwmapi.dll" when running certain things such as the exp calculator and the swing calculator, then it shuts down.


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Re: dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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I am not familiar and don't have that use case available to me. Gonna have to go to the Google on that one. I found this:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/173 ... nder-winxp


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Re: dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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I fixed it. I downloaded your source files from Github and removed the line from mudmonitors.bas that read "nRet = DwmGetWindowAttribute(F.hwnd, DWMWA_EXTENDED_FRAME_BOUNDS, rcFrame, Len(rcWindow))" Seems to be working okay now. Would be nice if there was a way to make it it check to see if the OS was running Vista or higher before running that line of code.


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Re: dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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I'm impressed. Next time I put some work into it I'll try to work something up for it.

https://github.com/syntax53/MMUD-Explorer/issues/34


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Re: dwmapi.dl error windows xp

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Karl wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 10:20 pm I fixed it. I downloaded your source files from Github and removed the line from mudmonitors.bas that read "nRet = DwmGetWindowAttribute(F.hwnd, DWMWA_EXTENDED_FRAME_BOUNDS, rcFrame, Len(rcWindow))" Seems to be working okay now. Would be nice if there was a way to make it it check to see if the OS was running Vista or higher before running that line of code.
Karl was nice enough to send me a copy of his fixed WinXP EXE. I've attached it here for other WinXP users.

Thanks Karl!
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