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This function returns a handle to an existing process object. When you finish with the handle, close it using the
[in] Not supported; set to zero.
[in] Not supported; set to FALSE.
[in] Specifies the process identifier of the process to open.
An open handle to the specified process indicates success. NULL indicates failure. To get extended error information, call
The handle returned by the
OpenProcess function can be used in any function that requires a handle to a process, such as wait functions, if the appropriate access rights are requested. A normal process cannot get a handle to a privileged process.
Header winbase.h Library coredll.lib Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 2.0 and later Windows Mobile Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later