(C++) GetForegroundWindow by Kyle Cucci

Created the Thursday 01 October 2020. Updated 2 years, 1 month ago.

Description:

This technique is using the API GetForegroundWindow.

Code

            #include <winuser.h> // Required import for GetForegroundWindow API
 
int main()
{
 
    //Get a handle to user's current foreground window.
    int foregroundWindowHandle1 = GetForegroundWindow(); 
 
    do {
 
        //Sleep for .1 second.
        Sleep(100); 
 
        //Get a handle to user's current foreground window again.
        int foregroundWindowHandle2 = GetForegroundWindow(); 
 
        }
 
    //While the handles to the current foreground windows are equal, continue to loop.
    while (foregroundWindowHandle1 == foregroundWindowHandle2);
 
    return 0;
};