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RegDisablePredefinedCacheEx function

Disables handle caching for all predefined registry handles for the current process.

Syntax


LONG WINAPI RegDisablePredefinedCacheEx(void);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is ERROR_SUCCESS.

If the function fails, the return value is a system error code.

Remarks

This function does not work on a remote computer.

Services that change impersonation should call this function before using any of the predefined handles.

For example, any access of HKEY_CURRENT_USER after this function is called results in open and close operations being performed on HKEY_USERS\SID_of_current_user, or on HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT if the current user's hive is not loaded. For more information on SIDs, see Security Identifiers.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winreg.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Advapi32.lib

DLL

Advapi32.dll

See also

FormatMessage
Predefined Keys
Registry Functions

 

 

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