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GetCurrentProcess (Compact 2013)

3/28/2014

This function returns a pseudohandle for the current process.


HANDLE GetCurrentProcess(void);

None.

Pseudohandle to the current process.

A pseudohandle is a special constant that is interpreted as the current process handle. The calling process can use this handle to specify its own process when a process handle is required.

This handle has the maximum possible access to the process object.

A process can also use the OpenProcess function to open a real handle to itself.

The pseudohandle does not need to be closed when it is no longer needed.

Calling the CloseHandle function with a pseudohandle can have unexplained results.

To retrieve the identifier for the current process, use the GetCurrentProcessId function. The process identifier value returned from GetCurrentProcessId can be cast to a handle and used in functions that require process handles.

Header

kfuncs.h

Library

coredll.lib

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