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PathIsExe function

[PathIsExe is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions.]

Determines whether a file is an executable by examining the file name extension.

Syntax


BOOL PathIsExe(
  _In_  PCWSTR szfile
);

Parameters

szfile [in]

Type: PCWSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated, Unicode string that contains the file path, which includes the name of the file.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if the file name extension is .cmd, .bat, .pif, .scf, .exe, .com, or .scr; otherwise, FALSE.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows XP with SP2

End of server support

Windows Server 2003

Header

Shlobj.h

Library

Shell32.lib

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)

 

 

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