SetupQueueDeleteSection function

[This function is available for use in the operating systems indicated in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. SetupAPI should no longer be used for installing applications. Instead, use the Windows Installer for developing application installers. SetupAPI continues to be used for installing device drivers.]

The SetupQueueDeleteSection function queues all the files in a section of an INF file for deletion. The section must be in the correct Delete Files format and the INF file must contain a DestinationDirs section.

Syntax


BOOL SetupQueueDeleteSection(
  _In_ HSPFILEQ QueueHandle,
  _In_ HINF     InfHandle,
  _In_ HINF     ListInfHandle,
  _In_ PCTSTR   Section
);

Parameters

QueueHandle [in]

Handle to a setup file queue, as returned by SetupOpenFileQueue.

InfHandle [in]

Handle to an open INF file that contains the DestinationDirs section. If ListInfHandle is not specified, InfHandle contains the section name.

ListInfHandle [in]

Optional handle to an open INF file that contains the section to queue for deletion. If ListInfHandle is not specified, InfHandle is assumed to contain the section name.

Section [in]

Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the name of the section to be queued for deletion.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is a nonzero value.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

This function requires a Windows INF file. Some older INF file formats may not be supported.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Setupapi.h

Library

Setupapi.lib

DLL

Setupapi.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

SetupQueueDeleteSectionW (Unicode) and SetupQueueDeleteSectionA (ANSI)

See also

Overview
Functions
SetupQueueCopySection
SetupQueueDelete
SetupQueueRenameSection

 

 

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