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This topic is new for Visual Studio 2005 SP1.

Loads the pointer to the current virtual-machine control structure (VMCS) from the specified address.

int __vmx_vmptrld( 
   unsigned __int64 *VmcsPhysicalAddress 


[in] *VmcsPhysicalAddress

The address where the VMCS pointer is stored.


The operation succeeded.


The operation failed with extended status available in the VM-instruction error field of the current VMCS.


The operation failed without status available.

The VMCS pointer is a 64-bit physical address.

The __vmx_vmptrld function is equivalent to the VMPTRLD machine instruction. This function supports the interaction of a host's virtual machine monitor with a guest operating system and its applications. For more information, search for the document, "Intel Virtualization Technical Specification for the IA-32 Intel Architecture," document number C97063-002, at the Intel Corporation site.

Intrinsic Architecture



Header file <intrin.h>

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