KeGetCurrentThread function

The KeGetCurrentThread routine identifies the current thread.

Syntax

PKTHREAD KeGetCurrentThread(void);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

KeGetCurrentThread returns a pointer to an opaque thread object.

Remarks

This routine is identical to PsGetCurrentThread.

A caller of KeGetCurrentThread can use the returned pointer as an input parameter to KeQueryPriorityThread, KeSetBasePriorityThread, or KeSetPriorityThread. However, the memory containing the thread object is opaque; that is, it is reserved for exclusive use by the operating system.

Requirements

   
Windows version Available starting with Windows 2000. Available starting with Windows 2000.
Target Platform Universal
Header wdm.h (include Wdm.h, Ntddk.h, Ntifs.h)
Library NtosKrnl.lib
DLL NtosKrnl.exe
IRQL Any level

See Also

KeQueryPriorityThread

KeSetBasePriorityThread

KeSetPriorityThread

PsGetCurrentThread

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