Category Archives: MFC

Flash Player: Loading from memory

user cucao wants to know how to play a flash file from application resource. The user wants to use a dongle to protect unauthorized viewing of the flash file so can’t just put the swf file in plain sight. Adobe’s Flash Player, being … Continue reading

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Howto: Ignoring web browser certificate errors in a webbrowser host

The webbrowser queries host services via IServiceProvider implemented on the ActiveX host. One of the services is IHttpSecurity, which can be used to override the certificate problem dialog. Security warning: ignoring security problems can compromise your application. IHttpSecurity is derived from IWindowForBindingUI, … Continue reading

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Add the correct interface first in Adding an MFC Class from an ActiveX Control wizard.

In good old times aka VC6, if you want to use an ActiveX in MFC, the Components and Controls Gallery would generate all the properties and methods of an ActiveX and pull dependent types and create wrapper classes for them as … Continue reading

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Bug in Security Update for Visual C++ Redistributable Package: April 12, 2011 causes program error on Windows 2000

Update:Microsoft’s Visual C++ team has released workarounds on the problem. AVG has released an utility that can revert the KB2467175 update, downloadable at http://twitter.blog.avg.com/2011/04/avg-feedback-update-26411.html Avira is reporting that its AntiVir software throws “The procedure entry point FindActCtxSectionStringW could not be located in the dynamic … Continue reading

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