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'''Win32''' is the 32bit Windows/ReactOS subsystem responsible for executing x86 executables.
 
'''Win32''' is the 32bit Windows/ReactOS subsystem responsible for executing x86 executables.
  
The Core of the Win32 subsystem is found in the following modules
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The Core of the Win32 subsystem is found in the following modules:
  
 
* [[Kernel32.dll]] (Base services)
 
* [[Kernel32.dll]] (Base services)
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There are roughly 40 other libraries that make up the rest of Win32.
 
There are roughly 40 other libraries that make up the rest of Win32.
  
Wikipedia has a nice [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_API article] with focus on the Windows API includong details about the win32 module structure.
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Wikipedia has a nice [[wikipedia:Windows API|article]] with focus on the Windows API including details about the win32 module structure.
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== See also ==
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* [[Arwinss]] for the alternative win32 subsystem implementation effort.
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* [[Yarotows]] - ''Yet Another Rewrite Of The Old Win32 Subsystem''
  
 
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[[Category:ReactOS SubSystems]]
'''See [[Arwinss]] page for the alternative win32 subsystem implementation effort.'''
 
[[Category:ReactOS_SubSystems]]
 

Latest revision as of 00:37, 29 May 2014

Win32 is the 32bit Windows/ReactOS subsystem responsible for executing x86 executables.

The Core of the Win32 subsystem is found in the following modules:

There are roughly 40 other libraries that make up the rest of Win32.

Wikipedia has a nice article with focus on the Windows API including details about the win32 module structure.

See also

  • Arwinss for the alternative win32 subsystem implementation effort.
  • Yarotows - Yet Another Rewrite Of The Old Win32 Subsystem