Have you ever wondered how DWM Thumbnails were so buttery smooth on Windows 8 and newer when making animations/transitions (in the shell)?
The easiest way to restart Windows Explorer shell is… sending a TerminateProcess with “2” as exit code.
h_explorer = OpenProcess(PROCESS_TERMINATE, false, pid);
Defining Window z-order “band”
For clarity, in this context the word “band” means group of z-orders
Really, it’s not that interesting, it is just to have a first blog post. 😛