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Catching remote WM_PAINT messages


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hi all,


i would like to ask ur help if you can guide me on how to subclass/detour remote (exe) control or simply catch remote process's wm paint messages using hook or whatsoever?


preferred language delphi. would likely pay $$ for help. ty!

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You will want to hook their WNDPROC to obtain the window messages. This can be done using the SetWindowLongPtr API.


For compatibility reasons and for privilige reasons its typically best to do this via DLL injection so you can hook into the same process, but it is not required. (On XP/2000 though, as MSDN says if you do not own the window, the API call will fail.)

You will need the windows hWnd for this, which you can obtain via FindWindow or enumerate the windows via EnumWindows:


Once you have the hWnd of the window you want to subclass, use SetWindowLongPtr with the GWL_WNDPROC param. The last param will be a pointer to the new function to call. (Be sure to store the return and use it for returning default values back to the window so it does not lock up or work incorrectly.)

Edit: Here are some direct examples for Delphi:




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