Overview: Spy++
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Overview: Spy++

Visual Studio 6.0

Home Page (Spy++)

Spy++ (SPYXX.EXE) is a Win32-based utility that gives you a graphical view of the system’s processes, threads, windows, and window messages.

Spy++ has a toolbar and hyperlinks to help you work faster. It also provides a Refresh command to update the active view, a Window Finder Tool to make spying easier, and a Font dialog box to customize view windows. Additionally, Spy++ saves and restores user preferences.

There are two utilities similar to Spy++: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa242736(v=vs.60).aspx , which shows details on processes and threads, and https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa233534(v=vs.60).aspx , a monitoring program for Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) messages.

What do you want to know more about?

The Spy++ toolbar

What do you want to do?

Start Spy++

Use the Windows view

Use the Processes view

Use the Threads view

Use the Messages view

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