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Points to a function that notifies the host that a thread has started to execute.

This function pointer has been deprecated in the .NET Framework 4.

typedef DWORD (__stdcall *LPTHREAD_START_ROUTINE) (
    [in] LPVOID lpThreadParameter


[in] A pointer to the code that has started executing.

The function to which LPTHREAD_START_ROUTINE points is a callback function and must be implemented by the writer of the hosting application.

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: MSCorWks.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 4.6 RC, 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.5, 3.0 SP1, 3.0, 2.0 SP1, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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