How To: Use Vista's Recovery API To Save Data When Your App Crashes

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Let's face it, every app crashes -- so what can you do to help preserve the user's important data when your app fails unexpectedly?  Windows Vista provides a new application recovery API that gives you a chance to save off as much in-memory data as possible before your process terminates.

Ian Griffiths has a screencast that shows off the basics.


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