Queries the value associated with a protected policy.
BOOL QueryProtectedPolicy( LPCGUID PolicyGuid, PULONG_PTR PolicyValue );
The globally-unique identifier of the policy to query.
Receives the value that the supplied policy is set to.
True if the function succeeds; otherwise, false.
Protected policies are process-wide configuration settings that are stored in read-only memory. This is intended to help protect the policy from being corrupted or altered in an unintended way while an application is executing.
To compile an application that calls this function, define _WIN32_WINNT as 0x0603 or later. For more information, see Using the Windows Headers.
This function became available in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 update 3 (the November 2014 update).
|Minimum supported client||Windows 8.1 [desktop apps only]|
|Minimum supported server||Windows Server 2012 R2 [desktop apps only]|
|Header||processthreadsapi.h (include Windows.h)|