Please include a description on why the general public would need/want to suspend a process using your tool. As your description stands I'm not sure the users who are not Coders/IT.somthing will know what to do with your prog.
You are right, it is not obvious what the tool actually does. I kind of assumed the audience was coders/techies, and actually only thought of one particular usage when making it (the 72 hour limit thread). Here's some text taken from another site http://www.codeproje...end-resume-tool
You have a time-consuming operation, e.g. a big build, and want to pause it for doing something quickly and resuming it after doing this
- You have some P2P software or download running and want to pause and resume it without reconnecting and want to browse some pages quickly
- A program starts a disk trashing operation and you want to send and e-mail
- A program starts working in a way it shouldn't for just a moment and you want to attach a debugger to it
- You have a buggy process running and want to kill it fast
From the description of PsSuspend, which is similar, we can read this;which is desirable in cases where a process is consuming a resource (e.g. network, CPU or disk) that you want to allow different processes to use. Rather than kill the process that's consuming the resource, suspending permits you to let it continue operation at some later point in time.
ps. should proably be noted that you need admin rights to use on processes you don't own. currently the program does not force admin and runs with the current users rights.
That's fixed in the new version.
I usually use this procedere:
When I change privileges, I save the current ones.
After doing the work, I restore the saved privileges.
In the au3 I saw that you do not restore.
A glitch or intended?
I agree with your logic. However this program add this privilege only to the current process, and because of that, the newly added privilege is also automatically removed when the process terminates. Since it is a simpel console application I don't think it is necessary to worry about restoring privileges for the process. So the answer is intended.
In the new version I added option to resume processes, as well as specifying the target by either process name or process ID.