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GetUserName Function - Windows API

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Modified on Mon, Jul 09, 2012, 1:23 PM by Administrator Categorized as Windows API

Purpose

Returns the username of the current Windows user

Code

VB6

Private Declare Function GetUserNameApi Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "GetUserNameA" (ByVal lpBuffer _
As String, nSize As Long) As Long

Public Function GetUserName()

    Dim result As String
    Dim n As Long
    Dim retval As Long
    
    n = 255
    result = Space$(n)
    retval = GetUserNameApi(result, n)
    GetUserName = Left$(result, n - 1)

End Function

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