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SHFreeShared function

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

Frees shared memory, regardless of which process allocated it.

Syntax


BOOL SHFreeShared(
  _In_ HANDLE hData,
  _In_ DWORD  dwProcessId
);

Parameters

hData [in]

Type: HANDLE

A handle to the mapped memory.

dwProcessId [in]

Type: DWORD

The process ID of the process from which the memory was allocated.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if successful; otherwise, FALSE. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

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

Shlwapi.h

Library

Shlwapi.lib

DLL

Shlwapi.dll (version 5.0 or later)

See also

SHAllocShared

 

 

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