The IOCTL_INTERNAL_PARALLEL_PORT_FREE request frees a parallel port. After using a parallel port, a client must free it. Microsoft recommends using the system-supplied PPARALLEL_FREE_ROUTINE callback to free a parallel port because there is no functional advantage to using an IOCTL_INTERNAL_PARALLEL_PORT_FREE request to free the port.
For more information, see Synchronizing the Use of a ParallelPort.
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The Information member is set to zero.
The Status member is set to one of the generic status values returned by internal device control requests for parallel ports.
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