GetProcessShutdownParameters function

Retrieves the shutdown parameters for the currently calling process.

Syntax

BOOL GetProcessShutdownParameters(
  LPDWORD lpdwLevel,
  LPDWORD lpdwFlags
);

Parameters

lpdwLevel

A pointer to a variable that receives the shutdown priority level. Higher levels shut down first. System level shutdown orders are reserved for system components. Higher numbers shut down first. Following are the level conventions.

Value Meaning
000-0FF
System reserved last shutdown range.
100-1FF
Application reserved last shutdown range.
200-2FF
Application reserved "in between" shutdown range.
300-3FF
Application reserved first shutdown range.
400-4FF
System reserved first shutdown range.
 

All processes start at shutdown level 0x280.

lpdwFlags

A pointer to a variable that receives the shutdown flags. This parameter can be the following value.

Value Meaning
SHUTDOWN_NORETRY
0x00000001
If this process takes longer than the specified timeout to shut down, do not display a retry dialog box for the user. Instead, just cause the process to directly exit.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header processthreadsapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See Also

Process and Thread Functions

Processes

SetProcessShutdownParameters