LoadDriver

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This function maps the specified executable module into the address space of the calling process. This function also prevents the code and data from being paged out.


HINSTANCE LoadDriver(
  LPCWSTR lpszFileName
);

lpszFileName

[out] Pointer to a null-terminated string that names the executable module.

A handle to the module indicates success. NULL indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

This function is different from the LoadLibrary function because the entire executable module is locked into memory and never pages out. Because the LoadDriver function has the same specification as LoadLibrary, it calls LoadLibrary to fulfill the request. To free the executable module and release the memory back to the system, use the FreeLibrary function.

Any code that needs to guarantee real-time performance should load the code with LoadDriver. All drivers loaded by the system load using LoadLibrary.

Headerpkfuncs.h
Librarycoredll.lib
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 2.10 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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