OpenProcess (Compact 2013)

3/28/2014

This function returns a handle to an existing process object. When you finish with the handle, close it using the CloseHandle function.


HANDLE OpenProcess(
  DWORD fdwAccess,
  BOOL fInherit,
  DWORD IDProcess
);

fdwAccess

[in] Not supported; set to zero.

fInherit

[in] Not supported; set to FALSE.

IDProcess

[in] Specifies the process identifier of the process to open.

An open handle to the specified process indicates success. NULL indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

The handle returned by the OpenProcess function can be used in any function that requires a handle to a process, such as wait functions, if the appropriate access rights are requested. An untrusted process cannot get a handle to a trusted process.

Header

winbase.h

Library

coredll.lib

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