WMCreateProfileManager function

The WMCreateProfileManager function creates a profile manager object.


HRESULT WMCreateProfileManager(
  IWMProfileManager **ppProfileManager



Pointer to a pointer to the IWMProfileManager interface of the newly created profile manager object.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
The function succeeded.
The function is unable to allocate memory for the new object.


When a profile manager object is created, it parses all of the system profiles. Creating and releasing a profile manager every time you need to use it will adversely affect performance. You should create a profile manager once in your application and release it only when you no longer need to use it.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only],Windows Media Format 7 SDK, or later versions of the SDK
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header wmsdkidl.h (include Wmsdk.h)
Library Wmvcore.lib
DLL Wmvcore.dll

See also


IWMMediaProps Interface

IWMProfileManager Interface

Profile Manager Object