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I don't know if you can get a HWND very easily. You can create a console for a non-console app with AllocConsole and use GetStdHandle to get streams for I/O to it. You can even rebind stdout/stdin using a Microsoft hack. (Its in MSDN somewhere)

However, I don't know if you can get a HWND without enumerating windows etc. and you probably wouldn't be able to do much with the resulting handle either.

Dunno if that helps.

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FindWindow or FindWindowEx using the title of the console window (which you can get with GetConsoleTitle).

I've used it many times before.

Or, if you're on XP or later:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dllproc/base/getconsolewindow.asp

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