File Operation Progress Sink

Demonstrates how to use the IFileOperationProgressSink interface methods for monitoring the details of IFileOperation interface actions.

This topic contains the following sections.


ProductMinimum Product Version
WindowsWindows Vista
Windows Software Development Kit (SDK)6.1


Downloading the Sample

This sample is available in the following locations.

LocationPath URL
Code GalleryWindows Shell Application Samples on Code Gallery
Windows 7 SDKDownload Windows 7 SDK


In the case of the Windows SDK, once you have downloaded and installed it, you will find the samples in the installed directory. For example, use of the default installation path for the Windows 7 SDK results in the samples being placed under C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\.

Building the Sample

To build the sample from the command prompt window:

  1. Open the command prompt window and navigate to the FileOperationProgressSink project directory.
  2. Enter msbuild FileOperationProgressSinkSample.sln.

To build the sample using Microsoft Visual Studio (preferred):

  1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the FilesInUse project directory. For example, the full default installation path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\WinUI\Shell\AppPlatform\FileOperationProgressSinkSample.
  2. Double-click the icon for the FileOperationProgressSinkSample.sln file to open the project in Visual Studio.
    Note  The .sln file name extension is not shown under default folder settings. In that situation, it can be identified by its unique icon or by its type description, "Microsoft Visual Studio Solution".
  3. From the Build menu, select Build Solution.

Running the Sample

  1. Navigate to the directory that contains the new executable, using the command prompt window or Windows Explorer.
  2. At the command prompt, enter FileOperationProgressSinkSample.exe, or from Windows Explorer, double-click the icon for FileOperationProgressSinkSample.exe.