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how do a convert a LPSTR to a LPWSTR? i''ve already tried the WIN32 API MultiByteToWideChar but i can''t get it to work. i need in order to convert an ascii string to play a video file in DShow...

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MuliByteToWideChar is the way to go definitely - post your code and we''ll see why it doesn''t work. I would do something like this:

  

char szFilename[MAX_PATH];
short wszFilename[MAX_PATH];

MultiByteToWideChar(CP_ACP, 0, szFilename, -1, wszFilename, MAX_PATH);



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