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Halts the microprocessor until an enabled interrupt, a nonmaskable interrupt (NMI), or a reset occurs.

void __halt( void );




x86, x64

Header file <intrin.h>

The __halt function is equivalent to the HLT machine instruction, and is available only in kernel mode. For more information, search for the document, "Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Volume 2: Instruction Set Reference," at the Intel Corporation site.