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Restart Manager Test Tool

Restart Manager Test Tool

With this tool you can test the behavior of the API and WM_QUERYENDSESSION message for the restart manager introduced in Windows Vista.

Overview

A mechanism called the Restart Manager introduced in Windows Vista was introduced. It is a tool for development that can test the behavior of API and WM_QUERYENDSESSION message related to this mechanism.

Restart Manager Test 1.0.4 – main window

Testing the APIs

The APIs that can be tested are as follows.

  • Register the application restart (RegisterApplicationRestart)
  • Unregister the application restart (UnregisterApplicationRestart)
  • Register the shutdown block reason (ShutdownBlockReasonCreate)
  • Unregister the shutdown block reason (ShutdownBlockReasonDestroy)

You can try these with the buttons in the upper left area of the main window.

Testing the WM_QUERYENDSESSION message

The functions that you can try when you receive the WM_QUERYENDSESSION message are as follows.

  • Register the application restart (RegisterApplicationRestart)
  • Unregister the application restart (UnregisterApplicationRestart)
  • Register the shutdown block reason (ShutdownBlockReasonCreate)
  • Wait for a fixed time (20 seconds)
  • Return value setting (true or false)

You can try these by checking the check box in the upper right area of the main window.

Operating environment

OS Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0/8.1/10
Libraries and framework other than OS standard are not necessary.
Languages Execution : All languages
It works in all languages supported by Windows.
Display UI : English
It is always displayed in English.

Downloads & Changes

Restart Manager Test 1.0.4 (Published on December 9, 2018)
Restart Manager Test 1.0.3 (Published on December 4, 2018)

How to install

Especially installation is not necessary. Just expand the zip file. There are two EXE files in the zip file. RestartManagerTest.exe is a 32-bit application that can be launched on both 32-bit Windows and 64-bit Windows. RestartManagerTest64.exe is a 64-bit application that can be launched on 64-bit Windows only.

How to use

Please check the description on the Restart Manager Test 1.0.3 download page.

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