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Deprecated. Changes the password for a profile.

HRESULT ChangeProfilePassword(
  LPTSTR lpszProfileName,
  LPTSTR lpszOldPassword,
  LPTSTR lpszNewPassword,
  ULONG ulFlags


[in] A pointer to the name of the profile associated with the password to be changed.


[in] A pointer to the current password.


[in] A pointer to the new password.


[in] A bitmask of flags that controls the type of the passed-in strings. The following flag can be set:


The profile name and passwords are in Unicode format. If the MAPI_UNICODE flag is not set, these strings are in ANSI format.


If this method is called, it will return S_OK. However, no action will be taken.

Do not use this method. MAPI does not support passwords for profiles.

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