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This is what my debugger outputs when I try to compile an mfc-application: ------------------------ Linking... nafxcwd.lib(thrdcore.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __endthreadex nafxcwd.lib(thrdcore.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __beginthreadex Elysium.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 2 unresolved externals Error executing link.exe. ------------------------ Can anybody tell me what might cause this? I have no idea what to do about it... If you need any other info feel free to ask... Thanks in advance

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Guest Anonymous Poster
are you using AfxBeginThread? use it instead if not.

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you''re using multiple threads, but building with a single-threaded crt. use multithreaded crt instead (project settings->code generation).

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Guest Anonymous Poster
if you are going to use mfc classes in the new thread, use AfxBeginThread instead of _beginthreadex and AfxEndThread instead of _endthreadex.

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Uhhhhhhh.... first off all thanks for all the help! Incredible I just love this forum it keeps amazing me

But... I have no clue what a thread is, and where it starts/ends

The Project Settings -> Code Generation menu does not exist here tho... I can go to Project -> Settings, but there''s nothing like that in there (VC++ 6)

Can you people plz give me a little more help on how to make this work? Thanks a lot people!

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Look at all the settings in all perference sections. You will see a collection of settings for core program and DLL multithreading.

You are not required to use AfxBeginThread in MFC. You may use the C++ run-time _beginthreadex. Just understand that you should always use one of the two at any given moment. Lastly, do not end a thread via termination. That should be the last resort such as when a program destructor.

Kuphryn

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