Single Instance C# Application

While I was developing Auto CCleaner I faced a problem with allowing only one instant of the application. I found many solutions (using mutex) and others, but it didn’t work or it was inefficient. What I needed is a simple, easy, and efficient method. Hence I used little help from .NET Process class as follow:

I added this block to initialize (load) function:

Tada! Only a single instance is allowed now.
note: You need to add: using System.Diagnostics; at the beginning of your cs file.

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