This data type represents handles to cryptographic keys. These handles indicate to the cryptographic service provider (CSP) module which key is used in a specific operation. The CSP module does not allow direct access to the key values. Instead, the user manipulates the key value through the key handle.

typedef unsigned long HCRYPTKEY;


OS Versions: Windows CE 3.0 and later.
Header: Wincrypt.h.

 Last updated on Thursday, April 08, 2004

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