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Open / Close CD Tray

Submitted on: 1/5/2015 8:17:00 PM
By: George Chunni (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: C, C++ (general)
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     This code just shows you how to open and close the cd tray, pretty straight forward
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// Name: Open / Close CD Tray
// Description:This code just shows you how to open and close the cd tray, pretty straight forward
// By: George Chunni (from psc cd)
// Inputs:You need to link the lib file, winmm.lib, if you are using Dev-C++ the file is libwinmm.a

// Look into the mciSendString function, it can do a lot of interesting things, Have Fun
#include <windows.h>
#include <mmsystem.h>
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
HWND hwnd = FindWindow(0, argv[0]); // Find our program window
ShowWindow(hwnd, SW_HIDE); // Hides it
mciSendString("Set CDAudio Door Open wait", 0, 0, 0); // Opens Cd Tray
mciSendString("Set CDAudio Door Closed wait", 0, 0, 0); // Closes CD tray

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