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Date: 2008mar7
Language: C/C++
OS: Windows
Keywords: instance, handle, self

Q. How do I get the instance of the current program when I don't have
access to the WinMain() parameters?

A. Do this:

HINSTANCE hMyInstance = GetModuleHandle(NULL);
And, as you mentioned, its the first parameter to your WinMain() function. In MFC:
HINSTANCE hMyInstance = AfxGetInstanceHandle();

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