ShimFlushCache function

Flushes the shim database cache. This function should be called after installing a new shim database.

Syntax

BOOL WINAPI ShimFlushCache(
  _In_opt_ HWND      hwnd,
  _In_opt_ HINSTANCE hInstance,
  _In_opt_ LPCSTR    lpszCmdLine,
  _In_     int       nCmdShow
);

Parameters

hwnd [in, optional]

Unused; must be 0.

hInstance [in, optional]

Unused; must be 0.

lpszCmdLine [in, optional]

Unused; must be 0.

nCmdShow [in]

Unused; must be 0.

Return value

The function returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Remarks

The caller must be an administrator.

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
DLL
Apphelp.dll

See also

BaseFlushAppcompatCache